Author(s): David West
In 12 beautifully crafted scenes, discover a world where a new kind of mammal has appeared from the disappearing forests and begun to walk on two legs. From simple tool-making to mastering control over fire, witness the evolution of our ancestors as they leave Africa and spread - taking over the world.
David West is a graphic designer, illustrator and author of children's information books. He has produced over 500 titles on subjects ranging from dinosaurs and mythology to technology and science. Some of his best known titles include Brain Surgery for Beginners, Fifty Three and a Half Things that Changed the World and Dinosaurs in My Street. David went to art school in Kingston-upon-Thames and Harrow, where he specialised in information graphics. He lives in south west London with his wife, two sons, a cat and a goldfish who's over 14 years old. When he's not illustrating, writing and designing he can be found fishing for salmon in Scottish rivers or painting portraits for fun.