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<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</i>'s 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>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
9781838935283
Imprint
Zephyr
Category
Non Fiction
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Pages
128
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<p>TV scientist Ben Garrod presents the biggest extinction events ever, told from the point of view of the most incredible animals ever to swim, stalk, slither or walk our planet. Whether you're 9 or 90, his exploration of the most destructive, yet most creative, force in nature makes top level science fun.</p>

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<b>PRAISE FOR <i>SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW ABOUT... DINOSAURS?</i></b>: <br />
'Garrod writes flawlessly with his own unique blend of well-honed skill as a scientist as well as the contagious curiosity and endless exploratory mindset usually reserved for children' <i>BBC Wildlife Magazine</i>. <br />
'Brilliantly dynamic, fascinating and original books on a topic you might think you and your kids know everything about but Dr Ben Garrod proves otherwise' Vicki Psarias, HonestMum. <br />
'TV scientist and biologist Garrod shines a fresh, contemporary light on this ever-popular topic' <i>The Bookseller</i>. <br />
'Ben Garrod's knowledge and enthusiasm for dinosaurs is both impressive and infectious'

Books for Keeps

Illustrations
50 integrated colour
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Editions
ISBN
9781838935269
Format
Hardback
Title
Hallucigenia
ISBN
9781838935283
Format
eBook
Title
Hallucigenia
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Extinct - The Story of Life on Earth
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1
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YNNA
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<p>Great value and collectability for schools, libraries, museums, gifting: Hallucigenia (bk 1), Dunkleosteus (bk 2), Trilobite (bk 3), Lisowicia (bk 4), T. rex (bk 5), Megalodon (bk 6), Thylacine (bk 7), Hainan Gibbon (bk 8). Build your library. </p>

<p>Ultimate author/artist combo; motivational top-level science for 9+. Innovative, stimulating, inspirational pathways to new discoveries. </p>

<p>Huge growth in children's non fiction, but there's nothing else like our package on the market. Features the latest research from international scientists, a glossary and pronunciation guide. </p>

<p>CBMC: D5F79</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>

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