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Human Journey


FORMAT: Hardcover PRICE: £12.99 PAGES: 48 Pages PUBLICATION DATE: 03/09/2020 ISBN: 9781405291453

Human Journey

Professor Alice Roberts, illus by James Weston Lewis


Join TV biological anthropologist Professor Alice Roberts on a fascinating non-fiction journey to discover the secrets of our past, in this dramatic retelling of our human journey for children aged 7+ years. Adults who love Who Do You Think You Are? will enjoy reading and sharing this book with young ones.

Reach back through time and shake hands with your ancestors. Discover who we are, where we come from and even what it means to be human as you follow the amazing human journey.

This spectacular illustrated book begins with the dawn of humankind on the grasslands of Africa around 2 million years ago and unfolds to follow our ancestors over time and all around the world: from Africa to Asia, Europe, Australia and the Americas.

Travel with them as they face perils posed by deserts, oceans, changing climates, giant beasts, volcanoes and more, as they adapted, invented, survived and thrived.

Selling points

  • Biological anthropologist and TV presenter Professor Alice Roberts brilliantly combines science and history in this epic retelling of human migration.
  • The latest scientific discoveries about evolution, presented for younger readers for the first time.
  • Atmospheric illustration by James Weston Lewis, longlisted for the 2017 CILIP Kate Greenaway medal.
  • Conveys the danger and drama of the human journey in a fresh, contemporary way.
  • A brilliant resource for the curriculum topic of evolution.