Description

<h2>TV scientist Ben Garrod presents the biggest extinction events ever, told from the point of view of evolution's superstars, the most incredible animals ever to swim, stalk, slither or walk our planet. Whether you're 9 or 90, his unique exploration of the most destructive, yet most creative, force in nature makes top level science fun. </h2><p>Here are the superstars of the story of life, from the super-weird to the super-ferocious. Usually a species has 10 million years or so of evolving, eating, chasing, playing, maybe doing homework, or even going to the moon before it goes extinct.</p><p><i>Hallucigenia</i> was a super-weird, spiky, armoured worm that lived 450 million years ago. Scientists were, at first, unsure of which way round it went, and which way up. But here you will discover all <i>Hallucigenia's</i> secrets: where it lived, what it ate, why it was so weird and why it is so important in the story of life.</p><p><b>'Eye-opening science with striking artwork' <i>Sunday Times</i> 'Best Children's Books for Summer 2021' </b></p><p>Collect all eight books about animals we have lost in mass extinctions caused by asteroids or mega-volcanoes, clashing continents and climate change.</p><p>Also includes:<br />* Past brought to full-colour life by palaeoartist Gabriel Ugueto<br />* Ask an Expert contributions from leading scientists<br />* Glossary and pronunciation guide</p>

ISBN
9781838935276
Imprint
Zephyr
Site
Category
Non Fiction
Published
Pages
128
Annotation

<p>TV scientist Ben Garrod presents the biggest extinction events ever, told from the point of view of evolution's superstars, the most incredible animals ever to swim, stalk, slither or walk our planet.</p>

Region Exclusive
AD AE AF AG AI AL AM AO AQ AR AT AU AW AX AZ BA BB BD BE BF BG BH BI BJ BL BM BN BO BQ BR BS BT BV BW BY BZ CC CD CF CG CH CI CK CL CM CN CO CR CU CV CW CX CY CZ DE DJ DK DM DO DZ EC EE EG EH ER ES ET FI FJ FK FO FR GA GB GD GE GF GG GH GI GL GM GN GP GQ GR GS GT GW GY HK HM HN HR HT HU ID IE IL IM IN IO IQ IR IS IT JE JM JO JP KE KG KH KI KM KN KP KR KW KY KZ LA LB LC LI LK LR LS LT LU LV LY MA MC MD ME MF MG MK ML MM MN MO MQ MR MS MT MU MV MW MX MY MZ NA NC NE NF NG NI NL NO NP NR NU NZ OM PA PE PF PG PK PL PM PN PS PT PW PY QA RE RO RS RU RW SA SB SC SD SE SG SH SI SJ SK SL SM SN SO SR SS ST SV SX SY SZ TC TD TF TG TH TJ TK TL TM TN TO TR TT TV TW TZ UA UG UY UZ VA VC VE VG VN VU WF WS YE YT ZA ZM ZW
Region Excluded
AS CA FM GU MH MP PH PR UM US VI
Quotes

'A truly gripping and awe-inspiring series of books ... An awesome way in which to learn tons and have a great time doing it'

VIP Reading

'Ben Garrod – award-winning broadcaster and Professor of Evolutionary Biology and Science Engagement at the University of East Anglia – is famous for making top level science accessible to everyone. His new series is no exception, and explores eight iconic species (one per book) lost in a mass extinction, each book crammed with Gabriel Ugueto's stunning illustrations'

School Notices

'Wow, this book is absolutely stunning! The illustrations are spectacular in full colour. Alexander really loved this book! Very educational and well written'

Toppsta reader review, parent

'Eye-opening science with striking artwork reveals our lost creatures'

The Times

'Eye-opening new series'

Sunday Times

Illustrations
50 integrated colour
Age
Editions
ISBN
9781838935269
Format
Hardback
Title
Hallucigenia
ISBN
9781838935276
Format
Paperback
Title
Hallucigenia
ISBN
9781838935283
Format
eBook
Title
Hallucigenia
Prices
[{"currency":"GBP","amount":"9.99","countries":"GB GI AI KY MS PN TC SH GS BM IO VG FK GG JE IM"}]
Image
Title of Series
Extinct - The Story of Life on Earth
Number within Series
1
Format
BIC Code
YNNA
Genre
Export Only
Off
Sales Points

<p>Build your library. Great value and collectability for schools, libraries, museums, gifting: Hallucigenia, Dunkleosteus, Trilobite, Lisowicia, T. rex, Megalodon, Thylacine, Hainan Gibbon.</p>

<p>Ben will be on our screens with Sir David Attenborough from December 2021 in a BBC Mammoth Hunters documentary. Ultimate author/artist combo; motivational top-level science. Innovative, stimulating, inspirational pathways to new discoveries.</p>

<p>Features the latest research from international scientists, a glossary and pronunciation guide.</p>

<p>Gabriel Ugueto has 63.6k followers on Instagram.</p>

<p>For 9+ readers.</p>

<p>MARKET: A contemporary take on DK; <i>Lost Animals: The Story of Extinct, Endangered and Rediscovered Species</i>, John Whitfield; <i>End of the Megafauna</i>, Ross D.E. MacPhee.</p>

Measure X
155
Measure
mm
Measure Y
216
Is Primary Edition
Off