The Dawn of Planet Earth

From the Series Prehistoric Field Guides

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Join Ackerley the Acanthostega and travel back in time 4,500 million years to the Precambrian period, when our planet first formed. Witness the appearance of the very first organisms in the Devonian, Carboniferous, and Permian periods. Watch new forms of life emerge as warm seas allow fish to thrive and plants blossom to give food and shelter to flying and scurrying insects.

Discover the facts, fossils, and fun science behind the birth of our planet, including early life forms, giant insects, and early land-based animals. This first part of the exciting story of life on Earth unfolds through amazing lifelike illustrations and fascinating diagrams, all narrated by a friendly prehistoric guide.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-4677-6348-6
$27.99 $20.99
978-1-4677-7194-8
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Hungry Tomato ®
Imprint Hungry Tomato ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-08-01
BISACS JNF051050, JNF037050, JNF003050
Dewey 576.8
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 960
Guided Reading Level W
ATOS Reading Level 6.2
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 177906
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Index, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“High-quality individual titles stand alone, and the whole set provides a strong introduction to prehistoric life.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Illustrator: Peter Minister

Peter Minister lives in the UK and works in CGI, which allows him to express himself with a big ball of digital clay in a more creative way than any “real” clay. His CGI dinosaurs and other animals have appeared in numerous books worldwide.

Author: Matthew Rake

Matthew Rake lives in London and has worked in publishing for more than twenty years. He has written on a wide variety of topics, including science, sports, and the arts.