Grandmother Fish

Grandmother Fish

A Child's First Book of Evolution

Book - 2016 | First Feiwel and Friends edition.
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Where did we come from?

It's a simple question, but not so simple an answer to explain--especially to young children. Charles Darwin's theory of common descent no longer needs to be a scientific mystery to inquisitive young readers. Meet Grandmother Fish.

Told in an engaging call and response text where a child can wiggle like a fish or hoot like an ape and brought to life by vibrant artwork, Grandmother Fish takes children and adults through the history of life on our planet and explains how we are all connected.

The book also includes comprehensive backmatter, including:

- An elaborate illustration of the evolutionary tree of life
- Helpful science notes for parents
- How to explain natural selection to a child

Publisher: New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2016.
Edition: First Feiwel and Friends edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781250113238
Branch Call Number: J 576.8 TWE
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,colour illustrations
Additional Contributors: Lewis, Karen


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May 10, 2018

Tweet did an outstanding job working through what key parts of evolutionary theory should kids learn and how best they can understand it. Writing style is very fluid and engaging. He really researched it well, too. Very readable for young and enjoyable for adults. Illustrations are colorful and informative.

Mar 13, 2018

also, if you can find ....
Evolution: Why Did Fish Grow Feet? And Other Stories of Life on Earth
Anne Rooney
Octopus Books, 2014
ISBN - 10:1783251360, ISBN - 13:9781783251360
pbk, 96 pages

Aug 29, 2016

An excellent book to introduce a younger child to the Theory of Evolution. The great thing is, it also includes info for adults at the back of the book that will help to guide the learning.

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