Tuesday, July 26, 2011

When Bugs Were Big, Plants Were Strange, and Tetrapods Stalked the Earth

When Bugs Were Big, Plants Were Strange, and Tetrapods Stalked the Earth: A Cartoon Prehistory of Life before DinosaursBy Hannah Bonner
Hardcover : 48 Pages
March 1, 2004

The second book of Bonner's book chronologically, (though the first published) When Bugs Were Big takes a look at the Carboniferous and Permian periods. This span includes the movement to land by insects and tetrapods, the changing world, and the mass extinction that would give way to the Mesozoic and the age of the Dinosaurs. Once again Bonner has created a text that explains the timeperiod in a fun, illustrated way.


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