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Voyages Through Time: In the Beginning (Voyages Through Time)

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Voyages Through Time: The Beginning traces the story of life on Earth from its cosmic origins to the birth of our Universe. Covering all aspects of the new heavens and a new Earth, the text sparkles, bringing the Hadean Age, the Precambrian world, the Jurassic period, and more to life. Peter Ackroyd's Voyages Through Time will illuminate the world's defining eras of histor ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published October 6th 2003 by DK Children (first published September 25th 2003)
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Rachel Lizan
Description: The Beginning is a journey through the creation and development of earth and its land and water features and the animals and eventually people.

Genre: Informational - History

Intended Audience: 6th - 8th Grade

Curriculum Connection: This book can be used in a history or science class depending on how it is used. When learning about prehistoric events, this gives a good overview. At the beginning of each chapter, a running timeline keeps track of the periods and eons. In science, speci
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Janice
Evolution. Good, easy to understand look at our Earth and the time periods. Filled with pictures and little snippets of information.

You can hear the author express some doubt as to which creature might have come before others with the way he phrases things. But in all, a good reference book.
Fenix Rose
very well done..really full of alot of information easily digested with great colorful pictures
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Apr 13, 2007 Anthrodiva Stommen rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Scientifically literate parents
Shelves: parentry
Lucid, well laid out, not overwhelming.
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Peter Ackroyd CBE is an English novelist and biographer with a particular interest in the history and culture of London.

Peter Ackroyd's mother worked in the personnel department of an engineering firm, his father having left the family home when Ackroyd was a baby. He was reading newspapers by the age of 5 and, at 9, wrote a play about Guy Fawkes. Reputedly, he first realized he was gay at the age
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