In the Past: From Trilobites to Dinosaurs to Mammoths in More Than 500 Million Years

Buy from Penguin Random House:

In the Past: From Trilobites to Dinosaurs to Mammoths in More Than 500 Million Years
Written by David Elliott
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763660736
ISBN-13: 9780763660734
Our Price: $17.99

Buy from any of the following retailers:


Indiebound
Indiebound

Find a local retailer:


 

How to buy

view an inside spread

awards/reviews/quotes

download a teachers guide

all downloads for this title

more titles by David Elliott

more titles by Matthew Trueman

David Elliott’s bio



Bookmark and Share
 
In the Past: From Trilobites to Dinosaurs to Mammoths in More Than 500 Million Years

author: David Elliott
illustrator: Matthew Trueman

Care to meet a dunkleosteus? An apatosaurus? How about the dragonflyesque meganaura? In a collection thatís organized chronologically by epoch and is sure to intrigue everyone from armchair dino enthusiasts to budding paleontologists, David Elliott and Matthew Trueman illuminate some of the most fascinating creatures ever to evolve on the earth. Combining poems both enlightening and artful with illustrations perfect for poring over, this volume ensures fascinating trips back to a time as enthralling and variable as any in our planetís evolutionary history.

Return to the prehistoric era and discover a host of creatures both novel and familiar, from the mysterious trilobite to the famed T. rex.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$17.99 / $23.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763660736 /  9780763660734
on sale date:
03/2018
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
48 / 10 1/4" x 11 13/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
 
subjects:
Fiction; Animals; History; Poetry;
author’s comments:
David Elliott is the award-winning author of many books for children, including the New York Times best-selling And Hereís to You! as well as On the Farm, In the Wild, In the Sea, and On the Wing. He is also the author of Baabwaa and Wooliam, illustrated by Melissa Sweet; Nobodyís Perfect, illustrated by Sam Zuppardi; and The Two Tims, illustrated by Gabriel Alborozo. David Elliott lives in Warner, New Hampshire.
illustrator’s comments:
Matthew Trueman is the illustrator of several books for children, including Hippos Are Huge! by Jonathan London and One Beetle Too Many: The Extraordinary Adventures of Charles Darwin by Kathryn Lasky. He lives in Phillipsburg, New Jersey.
 
browse by:

 
view options
   parent
 teacher/librarian
 bookseller