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When planet Earth was new

by Gladstone, James, 1969- (Author)

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"It has taken billions of years for Earth to become the planet it is today. When Planet Earth Was New looks back to the very beginning, using a poetic approach grounded in scientific fact to give an overview of how the planet has changed over time: from hot lava to the formation of oceans to the evo... Full description

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Summary: "It has taken billions of years for Earth to become the planet it is today. When Planet Earth Was New looks back to the very beginning, using a poetic approach grounded in scientific fact to give an overview of how the planet has changed over time: from hot lava to the formation of oceans to the evolution of living things in water and on land. The book also includes the relatively recent evolution of humans - who are just a tiny speck in the sweep of Earth's history. A striking design with full-spread, digitally enhanced watercolor art gives the book a rich, atmospheric feel."--
Item Description: Includes glossary and bibliographic references.
Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm
ISBN: 9781771472036
1771472030
Author Notes: JAMES GLADSTONE is an editor and writer of school and trade books for children. When Planet Earth Was New is his first book with Owlkids. James lives in Toronto, Ontario.

KATHERINE DIEMERT lives with her grumpy cat in Toronto, Ontario. A graduate of Sheridan College's Bachelor of Illustration program, she creates images for editorial and interactive media. She uses a combination of analog and digital tools to create her work, which has been included in several shows and garnered awards. She especially loved drawing the weird and wonderful creatures in this book. When Planet Earth Was New is Katherine's first picture book.

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