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Billions of Years, Amazing Changes

Ages: 8 and up
Pages: 112
List Price: $17.95
Cover: Hardcover
Published: 10/1/2011
ISBN-13: 978-1-59078-723-6


Ever since Charles Darwin revealed his landmark ideas about evolution in 1859, new findings have confirmed, expanded, and refined his concepts. Now, author Laurence Pringle, one of the nation’s premier science writers, brings together the pillars of evidence that support our understanding of evolution. Field biology, genetics, geology, paleontology, and medicine all add to the impressive structure of evidence. With a perfect blend of science and art, renowned illustrator Steve Jenkins creates stunning new depictions of important concepts and key evolutionary scientists. More than fifty photographs capture natural marvels, including awe‑inspiring fossils, life-forms, and geological wonders. The result is a full, clear, and up-to-date account of the monumental evidence supporting the modern view of evolution.