Synopses & Reviews
Explore the world of living things, and trace the discoveries that explain the amazing diversity of life on Earth. The theory of evolution changed our understanding of the natural world -- and Eyewitness Evolution is the perfect way to learn more about it! Discover what life was like millions of years ago; how new species develop; and learn why pandas have false thumbs and penguins stand upright. Superb full-color photographs of animals, plants and fossils make this book a compelling look at evolution.
The folks at DK have almost singlehandedly rejuvenated if not reinvented the often moribund world of non-fiction books for children. [Eyewitness series] (Newsweek)
...a mini museum between the covers of a book. [Eyewitness series] (The New York Times)
These books' striking visual impact will draw in even the most casual readers. [Eyewitness series] (School Library Journal)
Also joining the Dorling Kindersley Eyewitness Books line will be eight science titles and four art titles, Earth, Energy, Electricity, Electronics, Time & Space, Evolution, Medicine, Ecology, Renaissance, Impressionism, Watercolor, and Perspective. As the seasons pass, Dorling Kindersley is proud to offer an ever-increasing number of these well-respected and popular books. Add to your collection of the series that changed non-fiction forever.