WHAT THE DINOSAURS SAW: LIFE ON EARTH BEFORE HUMANS, by Fatti Burke, Bloomsbury Children’s Books, Feb. 15, 2022, Hardcover, $23.99 (ages 6-8)
Learn about life on Earth before humans made an appearance in What the Dinosaurs Saw, by author/illustrator Fatti Burke.
Our whole universe began as a tiny dot, filled with so much hot, dense energy that it burst. This event was the Big Bang, and from the remnants of that explosion, our whole universe was born. From those earliest beginnings 3.5 billion years ago to the mighty dinosaurs who roamed Earth 250 million years ago, this is the story of how life adapted, evolved, and survived exploding stars, flying meteoroids, and natural disasters.
Watch our world come to life amid bubbling volcanoes and electrical storms in this account of life on Earth before humans. —Synopsis provided by Bloomsbury Children’s Books
What the Dinosaurs Saw: Life on Earth Before Humans is a science-based, 61-page picture book. If you do not believe in evolution, this is not the book for you.
Each 2-page spread features a specific topic like the Big Bang, Triassic period and mass extinction. A brief overview of each topic is featured along with easily digestible spotlights on creatures, plants, asteroids, etc. A timeline runs across the bottom showing the time when events happened in comparison to the Big Bang and today. Bold, stylized illustrations bring each topic to life.
What the Dinosaurs Saw: Life on Earth Before Humans can be read front to back or by flipping through it. It’s a great option for budding scientists or kids that just want to know more about how the world today came to be.
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