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The Story of People

The Story of People

A brilliantly accessible picture book about the history of the human world, by the authors and illustrator of The Story of Life and The Story of Space

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ISBN 9781786032652
Barcode 9781786032652
Published 4 March 2019 by Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format Hardback, Illustrated Edition
Author(s) By Barr, Catherine
Illustrated by Husband, Amy
By Williams, Steve
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781786032652
ISBN-10 1786032651
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Imprint Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
Publication Date 4 March 2019
International Publication Date 7 March 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, Illustrated Edition
Edition Illustrated Edition
Author(s) By Barr, Catherine
Illustrated by Husband, Amy
By Williams, Steve
Category History
Social Studies
General Picture Books
Number of Pages 40
Dimensions Width: 240mm
Height: 275mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age 0-5 years
Reading Age 0-5 years
Library of Congress Civilization - Juvenile literature, World history - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 909
Catalogue Code 972211

Description of this Book

When did the first humans live? How did humans spread all over the world? How has science and technology changed the way we live? And what will happen to humans in the future? The team behind The Story of Space and The Story of Life present a first book about the human world for very young children, looking at how humans evolved and the history of humanity up to the present day.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

CATHERINE BARR studied Ecology at Leeds University and trained as a journalist. She worked at Greenpeace International for seven years as a wildlife and forestry campaigner and has a long-running interest in environmental issues. While working as an editor at the Natural History Museum, she researched and wrote two major summer exhibitions: Dinosaurs of the Gobi Desert and Myths and Monsters. Her previous books for Frances Lincoln are The Story of Life and Elliots Arctic Surprise. She lives on a hill near Hay-on-Wye in Herefordshire with her partner and two daughters.AMY HUSBAND studied Graphic Art at Liverpool School of Art. Her first picture book, Dear Miss, was winner of the Cambridgeshire Children's Picture Book Award in 2010, and she also wrote and illustrated Dear Santa, in the same series. Amy lives in York with her partner, working in a studio with views of York Minster. STEVE WILLIAMS is a biologist with a degree in Marine Biology and Applied Zoology from the University of Wales. His lifelong love of wildlife was further inspired by eight years at sea, after which he trained as a teacher, and now teaches science in a rural comprehensive school in Wales. He is a beekeeper and lives near Hay-on-Wye with his wife and two daughters.

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