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The Story of Life

Evolution is Amazing!

Anne Rooney

128 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited

Where did the first cells come from? If we evolved from monkeys, why are there still monkeys? How did birds first take flight?

Join us on an extraordinary journey through the history of life in this unique, beautifully illustrated book. Explore one of the most incredible ideas in modern science ... how natural selection has given rise to the mind-boggling diversity of life on Earth today.

Featuring fun fact boxes, an illustrated timeline and a glossary of key terms, Story of Life is presented in a clear, easy-to-understand way while maintaining rigorous scientific accuracy. A perfect gift for children aged 8+.

ABOUT THE SERIES: The Story of Everything is a beautifully illustrated series for young readers which tells the story of life as we know it, from the big bang to evolution and the history of human development.

Author Bio

Anne Rooney writes on science and the history of science for children and adults. Her Dinosaur Atlas was shortlisted for the Royal Young People's Book Award 2018 and won the School Library Association Information Book Award (ages 7-12), 2018. She has been a Royal Literary Fund Fellow, most recently at Newnham College, University of Cambridge.

Nat Hues is an illustrator with a love of nature and the mysteries of science. Nat gained a degree in Illustration from the University of Gloucestershire, and has since been published internationally.