Stone Age Boy (Hardcover)

By Satoshi Kitamura, Satoshi Kitamura (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763634742, 40pp.

Publication Date: October 9, 2007



Step back 15,000 years as a modern boy enters a Stone Age village and learns a few prehistoric tricks of the trade.

One day a boy falls down a hole, and an amazing thing happens — when he wakes, he’s in a camp full of people wearing animal skins! Mixing flight of fancy with prehistoric facts, Satoshi Kitamura ushers us back to a time of surprising innovation and artistic expression, shown in cave paintings visible to this day.

About the Author

Satoshi Kitamura has illustrated many picture books, including contributing to CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS: POEMS INSPIRED BY SAINT-SAENS' MUSIC, a BOOKLIST Top Ten Art Book for Youth. He lives in London.