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When planet Earth was new

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  • J 550 GLAD (CEN, OSH)

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Publication Information

Toronto, ON ; Berkeley, CA : Owlkids Books, [2017]

Physical Description

1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm


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"It has taken billions of years for Earth to become the planet it is today. When Planet Earth Was New looks back to the very beginning, using a poetic approach grounded in scientific fact to give an overview of how the planet has changed over time: from hot lava to the formation of oceans to the evolution of living things in water and on land. The book also includes the relatively recent evolution of humans - who are just a tiny speck in the sweep of Earth's history. A striking design with full-spread, digitally enhanced watercolor art gives the book a rich, atmospheric feel."--

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Katherine Diemert

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