When Fish Got Feet, When Bugs Were Big, and When Dinos Dawned (Library Binding)

A Cartoon Prehistory of Life on Earth

By Hannah Bonner

National Geographic Children's Books, 9781426321054, 128pp.

Publication Date: August 4, 2015

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (5/8/2014)
Paperback (9/8/2009)
Paperback (8/4/2015)
Library Binding (10/9/2007)
Hardcover (10/9/2007)

List Price: 22.90*
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Here are the three books of Hannah Bonner's award-winning When series under a single cover, with updated scientific facts and a new section of engaging activities and extra information.

Featuring cartoons and Common Core alignment activities for teachers and kids, this book is a wonderful addition to any science class, library, or home bookshelf.

Enjoy a humorous stroll through 200 million years of life on Earth, from when plants and animals first crawled onto land all the way to the dawn of dinosaurs. Along the way you will encounter fearsome fish, giant insects, towering trees, bizarre sea monsters and much more, served up with great illustrations and plenty of humor.

About the Author

HANNAH BONNER was born and raised on the Spanish island of Mallorca, in an American household. She attended Spanish schools through high school, and then went to Oberlin College in Ohio, where she studied biology and art. Over the years she managed to bring her two loves together by specializing in natural science illustration. In 2000 she illustrated the best-selling Scholastic Science Dictionary. Shortly thereafter she began writing as well as illustrating. This is her third book for National Geographic as both author and illustrator.