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Full of Life: Exploring Earth's Biodiversity Phaidon Book

Sale price$ 15 Regular price$ 19

About the book

Science meets design in this graphically stunning introductory tour of Earth’s amazing biodiversity 

This artful and accessible guide to Earth’s Tree of Life – the reference tool used by scientists to organize the incredible variety of living things on our planet – helps young readers understand how every living creature, from the tiniest germ to the biggest blue whale, is part of one big family tree. Stunning layouts feature fascinating facts and stories behind some of the most extraordinary species on Earth, from familiar plants and animals to newly discovered microorganisms and viruses. With a comprehensive introduction, conclusion, and glossary, this is the perfect introduction to the 2 million+ life forms on our planet. 

About the author

Science writer and children’s author Isabel Thomas is a winner of the AAAS/Subaru Young People’s Book Prize, the ASE Science Book of the Year, and the Blue Peter Book Awards. She previously wrote Exploring the Elements with Sara Gillingham. 

Sara Gillingham is the award-winning art director and designer who created Exploring the ElementsSeeing Stars, and Animals in the Sky with Phaidon. She lives in British Columbia.

Hardback, 8 × 9 in., 224 pages, 0 illustrations