Our Family Tree: An Evolution Story (Hardcover)

An Evolution Story

By Lisa Westberg Peters, Lauren Stringer (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin, 9780152017729, 48pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2003



All of us are part of an old, old family. The roots of our family tree reach back millions of years to the beginning of life on earth. Open this family album and embark on an amazing journey. You'll meet some of our oldest relatives--from both the land and the sea--and discover what we inherited from each of them along the many steps of our wondrous past.
Complete with an illustrated timeline and glossary, here is the story of human evolution as it's never been told before.

About the Author

LISA WESTBERG PETERS is the author of several acclaimed picture books, including Cold Little Duck, Duck, Duck and The Sun, the Wind and the Rain. She lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota. LAUREN STRINGER has illustrated many well-loved picture books. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Praise For Our Family Tree: An Evolution Story

"Evolution is what has created the living world and what keeps it going. If we do not understand evolution, we will never understand our world. How lucky our children are to have this beautiful and moving guide from which to learn!"
--Dr. Ernst Mayr
Professor of Zoology, Emeritus, Harvard University