books about: prehistory
Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
Experience a story 3.8 billion years in the making, with this unparalleled visual guide to prehistoric life. Unprecedented visual detail, comprehensive entries on hundreds of species and the latest research provide the whole picture of the creatures and plants that represent Earth's prehistoric life. Journey through the millennia and explore the rise and fall of successive organisms, devastating extinctions and the knife-edge progress of ...
Gary Larson Far Side comic set of 7: In Search of Far Side, Hound of the Far Side, Beyond the Far Side, The ...
Andrews and Mcneel
Phaidon Press Inc.
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 ...
Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #5: Oath Breaker
Katherine Tegen Books
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 stalks ...
Angel Bones (Angel Cats)
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 ...
The First Dog
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.
Ice Angel (Angel Cats)
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 ...
People of the Lakes (First North Americans)
W. Michael Gear
Kathleen O'Neal Gear
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.
Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #3: Soul Eater
Katherine Tegen Books
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 #3: Help, I'm in Hot Lava!
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!
Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #4: Outcast
Katherine Tegen Books
A thrilling story of friendship, survival, and the need to belong. For 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. He flees to the haunted reed-beds of Lake Axehead, where he is hunted by the Otter Clan, taunted by the Hidden People, ...
Time Taxi: Book 1: Back To Your Beginning
Bored suburban twins are taken on the adventure of their lives by an engaging shape shifting superhuman from the remote future who drives them down a wormhole to the beginning of life and then helps them relive the wonderland of their own evolution. The story is funny and fanciful but the facts are not – Bruce Boyce is the pen name of an author of mainstream books on evolution and ancient history. Features 21 original full color ...
Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #6: Ghost Hunter
Katherine Tegen Books
A Riveting Story About Saving the Balance of Good and Evil in the World 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 the forces of darkness, Torak will make the most ...
The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays (University of Texas Press Slavic Series)
M. M. Bakhtin
University of Texas Press
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 ...
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. ...
Trapped in Gondwana
Eleven-year-old Nellie Russell is just an ordinary girl until the day she becomes trapped on the ancient supercontinent of Gondwana. Now she must find the courage to fight fearsome Gondwanan animals including a Demon Duck, striped wolves and a tree climbing crocodile. Nellie journeys through the misty forests where unseen creatures, spirits of the underworld and troll-like monsters lurk. Along the way, she triumphs over tests, collects ...
Mammoths on the Move
HMH Books for Young Readers
Join a pack of woolly mammoths as they trek south for the winter, braving fierce storms, deadly predators, and raging rivers while making their slow journey across the gorgeous unspoiled lands of this continent until finally they reach their goal. With the same jouncy and joyous rhythms of her youngest picture book texts, Lisa Wheeler introduces readers to one of the most awesome beasts to ever walk the earth: the massive, ...
Cristo's Chronicles (Book One-The King's Challenge)
DNA Press, 2007
Set in an ancient time , featuring two competing wizards, and turning on the deeds of two brave young boys, this book provides all the adventure of a fantasy novel without the use of magic, replacing it with real conditions of the Bronze Age and fact based conjecture about the earliest scientists. Cristo, an orphan boy, has grown up in the court of King Adolphus. Lord Allard, the King's wizard, makes Cristo his assistant in a quest to perfect a ...
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