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When Planet Earth Was New

Category: Book
Illustrated By: Diemert, Katherine
By (author): Gladstone, James
Subject:  JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Prehistoric
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Biology
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / General
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Science & Ecosystems
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General (see also headings under Animals
Audience: children/juvenile
Publisher: Owlkids Books
Published: September 2017
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 40
Size: 9.00in x 11.00in
Our Price:
$ 18.95
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*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.

This broad look at the Earth is designed to inspire awe and inquiry. With STEM connections to biology, geology, evolution, and more, it is a springboard for discovery, discussion, and research. A striking design with full-spread, digitally enhanced watercolor art gives the book a rich, atmospheric feel. Back matter includes informational notes about each spread, as well as sources, an author's note, and a glossary.
From The Publisher*The story of planet Earth's evolution, from 4.5 billion years ago to today
From The Publisher*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.

This broad look at the Earth is designed to inspire awe and inquiry. With STEM connections to biology, geology, evolution, and more, it is a springboard for discovery, discussion, and research. A striking design with full-spread, digitally enhanced watercolor art gives the book a rich, atmospheric feel. Back matter includes informational notes about each spread, as well as sources, an author's note, and a glossary.
Review Quote*"Diemert's images are allusive and striking... A dramatic demonstration of geologic time for thoughtful readers and listeners."
Biographical NoteJAMES 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.