Fossils from Lost Worlds
A large-format non-fiction picture book that describes the incredible creatures that once walked the Earth, with a lively mix of illustrations, comics and facts.
Walk in the footsteps of the first fossil researchers to discover the earliest animal life on Earth. Explore the story of a spiny sea worm without tail or head, a walking fish, a peaceful sea dragon, and many other incredible creatures. Told through comics, illustrations and data, Fossils from Lost Worlds is also a fascinating insight into paleontology itself. It shows how science is a process of thinking and rethinking, questioning and learning.
Through a timeline of animal reconstructions and major discoveries, we can track the beliefs and theories that have brought our knowledge to where it is today.
About the Authors
Hélène Rajcak and Damien Laverdunt both live and work in Paris as writer/illustrators.
Hélène Rajcak studied illustration at the Ecole des Arts Decoratifs in Paris and has also trained as a textile designer.
Damien Laverdunt teaches applied arts at the Lycée de Sèvres.