"So you think it's cold now? This readable little work will make you glad you are not a whole lot colder. John and Mary Gribbin's pithy book tells us we are lucky not to be living under the heavy mantle if ice and snow which permanently covered Scotland and the north of England 10,000 years ago" - The Daily Telegraph
About the Author
John Gribbin is the acclaimed author of many popular science books in Penguin, including The Little Book of Science (1999). Mary Gribbin is best known as a writer of science books for young readers. Together the Gribbins have written several science books, including Richard Feynman: A Life in Science (Penguin, 1998).