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Horrible Science: Evolve or Die

by Phil Gates (author) and Tony De Saulles (illustrator)

Suitable for 8 - 12 years

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Product Description

Do you think your relatives are revolting? Well, never mind your wrinkly gran and your embarrassing aunts and uncles. In this book, you’ll meet some revolting relatives you never knew you had – the slimy life forms that crawled out of the primordial sludge of Earth’s ancient seas! We can trace all living things on earth back to those squishy creatures – but why are we still here when other creatures have vanished forever? It’s because we learned to evolve – or die!

So dip into this book to discover:

  • how a cauliflower really is a mutant
  • why you are a slave to your DNA
  • what fantastic fossils and petrified poo look like
  • what a “living fossil” is (no, not your gran!)
  • what dinosaur farts were like (would you survive them?)
  • why just talking about evolution could wipe you out

From dinosaurs to dodos, monkeys to men, find out why we’re still here – and why some of them are not! It’s the sickening science of survival. Will you survive the excitement?

Product Details

Series

Horrible Science

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407105352

Publisher

Scholastic

Date published

June 2nd, 2008

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  • 144 pages
Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Tony De Saulles

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Internet Vet is the first series he has written and illustrated. His own family are animal mad, and Internet Vet gives him more than a few ideas for the books, as well as plenty of reference for his research.

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