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Out of the Blue

By Elizabeth Shreeve
Illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon

Where did life on Earth come from? Out of the blue!

Discover the story of life on Earth, and how it evolved from tiny cells in vast oceans into the huge variety of creatures that covered our prehistoric planet. Find out why creatures first emerged from the sea and brought life onto land, in a lively and engaging journey through millions of years of fishes, giant reptiles and mammals. With illustrations from the award-winning Frann Preston-Gannon, this is a gorgeous introduction to the amazing story of prehistoric life.

  • Vibrant illustrations from Frann Preston-Gannon, the award-winning artist behind I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree (Nosy Crow).
  • Accessible text turns a complex topic into an engaging story for young readers.
  • Covers the evolution of life on earth, from the first cells to the first mammals, including the Cambrian explosion, the age of fishes and the dinosaurs, with illustrations and diagrams.

About the author

Elizabeth Shreeve is the author of several books for young readers, including the chapter book series the Adventures of Hector Fuller and two picture books, Captain Freddy Counts Down to School, illustrated by Joey Chou, and Oliver at the Window, illustrated by Candace Hartsough McDonald. She lives in Northern California in the USA.

About the illustrator

Frann Preston-Gannon is an award-winning illustrator and designer. She was nominated for the Kate Greenaway Award in 2020 for her work on the best-selling I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree (Nosy Crow) and has also been shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Prize. She was the first UK recipient of the Sendak Fellowship, allowing her to spend a month living with and learning from Maurice Sendak. Her work has been published around the world. She lives in London.

ISBN: 9781406399172
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: June 2, 2021
Dimensions: 245 x 270mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 10/10/21 at 22:59:24
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