Four billion years of evolution in 48 pages, told in simple words and stunning images, using the latest scientific research. A must for adults as well as children.
2006 winner of the Primary School Student Reference category of the Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing and the Wilderness Society's Environment Award. It has also been shortlisted in the WA Premier's Awards + the CBC Awards.
John Long began collecting fossils when he was seven and he found his first dinosaur bones near Inverloch, Victoria, when he was a university student. Since then he has travelled around the world on fossil expeditions.
John now lives in Melbourne with his wife, Heather. One of his favourite hobbies is martial arts - he has a black belt in karate!
John was for many years Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology at the Museum of Western Australia. He is now Head of Sciences at Museum Victoria.
Brian Choo is an artist who has been studying and reconstructing fossil animals for many years.