Charles darwin's theory of common descent no longer needs to be a scientific mystery to inquisitive young readers. Where did we come from? it's a simple question, but not so simple an answer to explain—especially to young children. Meet Grandmother Fish. Told in an engaging call and response text where a child can wiggle like a fish or hoot like an ape and brought to life by vibrant artwork, Grandmother Fish takes children and adults through the history of life on our planet and explains how we are all connected.
The book also includes comprehensive backmatter, including:- An elaborate illustration of the evolutionary tree of life- Helpful science notes for parents- How to explain natural selection to a child.
One Day a Dot: The Story of You, The Universe, and Everything
One day a dot explores the age-old question: where did we come from? Where did everything come from?Starting with one tiny dot and continuing through the Big Bang to the rise of human societies, the story of our universe is told in simple and vivid terms. But the biggest question of all cannot be answered: Where did that one dot come from?One Day a Dot is a beautiful and vibrant picture book that uses the visual motif of circles as to guide young readers through the stages of life on Earth.
The Belief Book
It will also teachyou about something called the scientific method, whichis how we learn new things about the world!By the time you're done reading you will know the answersto some of life's biggest questions, but more importantlyyou will see why your questions, and all questions for thatmatter, are so important.
This book is the first in aseries of books all about belief, gods, and religion. What is belief and why is it soimportant? Where did it come from andwhat does it do? This book answers allof those questions and more!David G. Mcafee, an author who studies religions, teamedup with writer and illustrator Chuck Harrison to createThe Belief Book.
. No matter how old or how young you are, this easy-to-read book can help you learn more aboutreligions and gods and beliefs in general.
Annabelle & Aiden: Oh, The Things We Believed!
But when those myths vanish, they see that real scientific discovery is just as exciting, and can change the world. In this delightful illustrated book written in rhyme, the children gaze at a face-shaped cloud, and Aiden asks if it is real. The children learn that "real answers may not be magic, but they are always magical.
". He takes the kids on an amazing journey through legends of old times, from witches to oracles, explaining how we evolved to see things that aren't always there. To answer, the skeptisaurus, our favorite feathered-dinosaur, guides the children to use their critical thinking skills when determining myth from fact.
The Book of Gods
If you want to learn more about gods from around the globe, including where they came from and how belief in them has spread over time, this easy-to-read book is for you!The fully illustrated and interactive Book of Gods is for readers and thinkers of all ages, including kids and kids at heart. Mcafee, has teamed up with writer and cartoonist chuck harrison to help everyone learn about beliefs, and religion! The first book in this series was The Belief Book, which is all about why people believe the things they do, gods, who studies religions and writes books, and now they are taking the next step by bringing you The Book of Gods.
. It doesn’t matter how old you are. What are gods and why do people believe in them? Where did they come from and what do they do? This book answers all those questions and more!David G.
Annabelle & Aiden: The Story Of Life
In this inspirational storybook written in rhyme, the way that we do? with hands and feet, Annabelle asks "Why do we look, in neat sets of two? What made my eyes? And what made my nose? And the shape of my body, from my head to my toes?" A wise owl answers by taking the characters on an incredible journey through Darwinian evolution.
Join our characters as they visit outer space, watch the Earth go through its earliest stages, and gaze in wonder at the earliest forms of life. Young readers will gain a basic understanding of evolution, and perhaps more importantly, what we can learn from it: to be kind to one another, as we are all related in the same family tree.
Atheism For Kids
Atheism for kids asks open-ended and non-judgmental questions about religion, with suggestions for how we might choose to live if we opt for an atheist or humanist lifestyle instead. An indispensable guide for anybody parenting atheist children or interested in explaining religion to children, this book:• Encourages critical and evidence-based thinking.
Offers the foundations for a moral and spiritual framework outside of religion. Promotes key humanist values including tolerance and compassion for all, regardless of religious background or experience. Atheism for kids was written alongside the British National Curriculum, and is ideal for home educators or those teaching atheism in schools.
. What is an atheist? where do religions come from? Does God exist?Atheism For Kids tackles these questions head-on, in a fun and beautifully-illustrated book written for children who are exploring religious ideas in an increasingly secular world.
Daniel siegel, to life cycles, author of mindsight and The Whole-Brain ChildEva takes a walk with her mother and encounters a range of mysteries: from gravity, to the vastness of the universe. Any young child and parent will benefit from sharing this wondrous book together. Daniel goleman, author of emotional intelligenceI Wonder captures the beauty of life and the mystery of our world, sweeping child and adult into a powerful journey of discovery.
Annaka harris has woven a beautiful tapestry of art, storytelling, and profound wisdom. Magnificent!”Dr. I wonder offers crucial lessons in emotional intelligence, starting with being secure in the face of uncertainty. She learns that it’s okay to say i don’t know, ” and she discovers that there are some things even adults don’t knowmysteries for everyone to wonder about together! I Wonder is a book that celebrates the feelings of awe and curiosity in children, as the foundation for all learning.
The Book of Religions
Mcafee and chuck harrison have once again teamed up to help everyone learn about beliefs, and religions! It all started with The Belief Book, even how to create one of your own!The fully illustrated and interactive Book of Religions is for readers and thinkers of all ages, gods, then continued with The Book of Gods, and now it's time to learn all about religions, including kids and kids at heart.
. What are religions and why do people follow them? Where did they come from and how have they shaped our lives? This interactive book answers all those questions and more!David G.
Annabelle & Aiden: SAPIENS: Our Human Evolution
How it's etched deep into our genes: we're all children of Lucy, and have far more in common than we think. Where did humans come from? what is our story?Join Annabelle & Aiden as their friend Lucy retraces our first steps in Africa. Discover how our shared story can overcome our differences. Express ourselves.
We fan across the globe, encountering the strangest human and nonhuman creatures: from twenty-foot sloths to tiny dwarves in faraway lands. Farm, build empires, and fall in love. We learn to cook. We dream of kings, gods, and monsters, and light our world with a scientific revolution.
Me & Dog
This deceptively simply picture book is the perfect start to a discussion about a subject seldom seen in children’s books—the nonthreatening feel of a world based on fact and reason, and not faith. He’s far from perfect. He’s an ordinary kid. But to murphy, sid’s faithful dog, Sid is the whole world.
. Murphy thinks sid is the absolute best—and that he’s in charge of everything. This endearing friendship story about a boy and his dog from a Pulitzer Prize–winning writer gently explores a timeless question: who’s really in charge?Meet Sid. Sid loves murphy right back, and murphy’s just a dog, but he can’t help but wonder what Murphy would think if he realized the truth: Sid’s just a kid, and neither one can control the world.