Evolution (The Ladybird Expert) (UK Edition)

October 30, 2020
Evolution (The Ladybird Expert) (UK Edition)

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series,Evolution is a clear, simple and entertaining introductionto Charles Darwin's pioneering and revolutionary theory of how alllife changes through natural selection.Written by broadcaster, prize-winning author and geneticistProfessor Steve Jones, it explores the extraordinary diversity oflife on our planet through the complex interactions of one verysimple theory.You'll discover the common origins of dogs and Brussels sprouts,how it is we're all mutants, where wings, ears and tails came from,why sex is good for you, how some dinosaurs evolved and survived,and why human evolution may finally have stopped.Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicatorsin their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear,accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn fromscience, history and culture.Other books currently available in the Ladybird Expert seriesinclude:· Climate Change· Quantum MechanicsFor an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is producedin the same iconic small format pioneered by the originalLadybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first newillustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearlyforty years.