'John Long has taken yet another approach to distilling the essence from a very complex topic.' Magpies Vol 20 May 2005'A great acquisition for libraries and a gem for fact-hungry kids.' Good ReadingApril 2005'The ultimate reference for any budding scientist.' Herald Sun11 December 2005'a complex subject...conveyed in a text which is lucid, spare and lyrical...the book is beautiful to the eye...encourages readers of any age to both understand the facts and to marvel at the mystery and magnificence of evolution.' Reading TimeVol 50 No 3
About the Author
John Long is the head of sciences at Museum Victoria and the former curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Museum of Western Australia. Brian Choo has been studying and reconstructing fossil animals for many years.