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Evolution Man: Or, How I Ate My Father
Roy Lewis

Vintage, 1994

"Artfully told and laugh-out-loud funny", says the Los Angeles Times Book Review of this long out-of-print novel--now being rediscovered. Lewis's hilarious tale of one Stone Age family offers highly-revised accounts of the invention of fire, the origins of courtship, and much more. Charles Darwin may turn over in his grave.
  
  











  



  
Angel Bones: A Feline Fantasy Adventure (Angel Cats Book 2), 2013

The second book in the Angel Cats series continues to explore the mystical connection between humans and animals. In the murky depths of our past, the embryonic bond between woman and cat began to develop. What the reviewers are saying: "This beautifully descriptive fantasy adventure will transport you back to a time before recorded history; before the time of the great Egyptian civilisations. Based on recent archaeological findings on the ...
  
  











  



  
People of the Lakes (First North Americans)
W. Michael Gear, Kathleen O'Neal Gear

Tor, 1995

A powerful totemic mask threatens the very survival of the Mound Builder people of the Great Lakes Region. Clan fighting for control of the evil mask has broken out and it is up to Star Shell, daughter of the Hopewell chief to rid her people of this cursed symbol of another age.
  
  











  



  
Ice Angel: An Ancient Feline Fantasy (Angel Cats Book 1)

Linda Deane, 2013

Take a flight of fantasy with Angelica, a visitor from another world as she travels back in time to rescue a clan of Ice Age people. In this historical fantasy, we go back to our Ice Age roots and see the world through the eyes of a young man who has some tough choices to make as he grows up in a very harsh world. Can Angelica help him find the courage within to defeat evil and fulfil his destiny? If you like the Warriors series, you'll love ...
  
  











  



  
Prehistoric Life: The Definitive Visual History of Life on Earth
DK Publishing

DK ADULT, 2009

With an extensive catalog at its heart, Prehistoric Life profiles hundreds of fascinating species in incredible detail. The story starts in earnest 3.8 billion years ago, with the earliest-known form of life on Earth, a bacteria that still exists today, and journeys through action-packed millennia, charting the appearance of new life forms as well as devastating extinction events. Of course, the ever-popular and endlessly intriguing dinosaurs ...
  
  











  



  
Gary Larson Far Side comic set of 7: In Search of Far Side, Hound of the Far Side, Beyond the Far Side, The ...
Gary. Larson

Andrews and Mcneel, 1988
  
  











  



  
Prehistory Of The Far Side - 10th Anniversary Exhibit
Gary Larson

Andrews and Mcmeel, 1990
  
  











  



  
The First Dog
Jan Brett

Demco Media, 2002

Kip the Cave Boy offers to share all his woolly rhino ribs if Paleowolf will use his keen nose, fine ears, and sharp eyes to keep Kip from being eaten up. When Paleowolf agrees with a bark and a wag of his tail, Kip names his new friend Dog.
  
  











  



  
The PreHistory of The Far Side:: A 10th Anniversary Exhibit
Gary Larson

Andrews and McMeel Publishing, 1989

1989 FarWorks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Far Side and the Larson signature are registered trademarks of FarWorks, Inc.
  
  











  



  
Cave Art
Jean Clottes

Phaidon Press Inc., 2008

This new title presents an unparalleled selection of over 300 works made between 35,000 and 11,000 years ago, featuring the earliest known evidence of human creativity. The artworks range from spectacular cave paintings to small, delicate sculptures. CAVE ART explores the origins of human artistic endeavour from key sites such as Lascaux in France and Altamira in Spain, as well as less-known locations. The works featured in the book have been ...
  
  











  



  
The Best Book of Early People
Margaret Hynes, Mike White

Kingfisher, 2003

Children are very curious about who their prehistoric ancestors were, how they lived, and what they may have looked like, and The Best Book of Early People by Margaret Hynes and Mike White is just the source to satisfy emerging anthropologists. Children will learn how early families survived, hunted, gathered into primitive settlements, began to use tools, and invented farming techniques. Step-by-step illustrations and captions explore ancient ...
  
  











  



  
Kin
P. Dickinson

San Val, 2003

It is two hundred thousand years ago. A small group of children are cut off from their Kin, the Moonhawks, when they are driven from their Good Place by violent strangers. While searching for a new Good Place, they face the parched desert, an active volcano, a canyon flood, man-eating lions, and other Kins they've never seen before. These young Moonhawks are brave, clever, and warmhearted, and all three traits are crucial to their survival. ...
  
  











  



  
Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #3: Soul Eater
Michelle Paver

Katherine Tegen Books, 2007

It's winter, and Wolf, Torak's beloved pack-brother, has been captured by an unknown foe. In a desperate bid to rescue him, Torak and Renn must brave the frozen wilderness of the Far North. As they battle for survival amid howling blizzards and the ever-present menace of the great white bear, their friendship is tested to the breaking point, and Torak is forced to get closer to his enemies than ever before. . . . Soul Eater is a haunting ...
  
  











  



  
Geronimo Stilton Cavemice #4: The Fast and the Frozen
Geronimo Stilton

Scholastic Paperbacks, 2014

Geronimo Stilton's ancient ancestor Geronimo Stiltonoot is back in another prehistoric adventure! A visiting rodent has arrived in Old Mouse City with astounding news. On his recent journey to a cold, distant land, he spotted a mountain . . . moving! Holey cheese! Geronimo Stiltonoot is determined to travel to the ice and snow himself to find out what lies behind this mystery. It's a fur-raising expedition!
  
  











  



  
Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #6: Ghost Hunter
Michelle Paver

Katherine Tegen Books, 2010

Her cry rips the souls from your marrow. With her spear she snares them. She devours them. Eostra truly is an eater of souls. Winter is coming. Souls' Night draws near. Eostra, the Eagle Owl Mage, holds the clans in the grip of terror. Torak must leave the Forest and seek her lair in the Mountain of Ghosts, while Renn faces an agonizing decision. Wolf, their faithful pack-brother, must overcome wrenching grief. And in the final battle against ...
  
  











  



  
Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #4: Outcast
Michelle Paver

Katherine Tegen Books, 2008

Torak crouched on a beach of black sand, his clothes in tatters, his face wild and hopeless as he lashed out with a flaming brand—lashed out at Wolf. Ior two moons Torak has hidden a terrible secret—and now it is revealed. He bears the mark of the Soul-Eater and must pay the price. Cast out from the clans, he is alone and on the run: cut off from his best friend, Renn, and his beloved pack-brother, Wolf. In the haunted reed-beds of Lake ...
  
  











  



  
Geronimo Stilton Cavemice #3: Help, I'm in Hot Lava!
Geronimo Stilton

Scholastic Paperbacks, 2013

Geronimo Stilton's ancient ancestor Geronimo Stiltonoot is back in another prehistoric adventure! Geronimo Stiltonoot and his family are off to find a cure for Grandma Ratrock's aches and pains. She's heard that a remedy hides in a legendary valley, and Geronimo isn't even sure it exists. Little does he know that getting there will be an adventure among geysers, volcanoes, and rivers of molten lava!
  
  











  



  
The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays (University of Texas Press Slavic Series)
M. M. Bakhtin

University of Texas Press, 1982

These essays reveal Mikhail Bakhtin (1895-1975)—known in the West largely through his studies of Rabelais and Dostoevsky—as a philosopher of language, a cultural historian, and a major theoretician of the novel. The Dialogic Imagination presents, in superb English translation, four selections from Voprosy literatury i estetiki (Problems of literature and esthetics), published in Moscow in 1975. The volume also contains a lengthy ...
  
  











  



  
Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #5: Oath Breaker
Michelle Paver

Katherine Tegen Books, 2009

Torak circled the fire and Thiazzi came after him: slowly, cracking his whip, playing with his prey as a lynx plays with a lemming. Torak was exhausted. He wasn't going to last much longer. When he was outcast, Torak was the hunted one. Nine moons later he becomes the hunter, when he vows to avenge the killing of one of his closest friends. Racked by guilt and grief, he follows the killer into the Deep Forest, where the World Spirit ...
  
  











  








   



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