"This book is a jewel; the title doesn't give the book its justice. The authors know how to keep their readers engaged and interested in the topic. The graphics and illustrations complement the text and grab the reader's attention. This book is a jewel."
About the Author
Ian Tattersall is currently Curator in the Division of Anthropology of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Born in England and raised in East Africa, he has carried out both primatological and paleontological fieldwork in countries as diverse as Madagascar, Vietnam, Surinam, Yemen and Mauritius.
Patricia J Wynne is an award winning artist who lives with her husband, the artist, Donald Silver in New York City. She works at the American Museum of Natural History and teaches numerous courses when she is not illustrating books. Her books are frequently on Book of the Year Lists in Newsweek, Smithsonian Magazine, Scientific American, Parade, New York Times Book Review, and others.
Robert DeSalle is a molecular biologist. He is the Curator of Entomology and Co-Director of the Molecular Laboratory, the Institute for Comparitive Genomics, at the American Museum of Natural History.