Ancestory: The Mystery and Majesty of Ancient Cave Art

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$19.99  $18.59
Clarion Books
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9.2 X 11.2 X 0.5 inches | 1.15 pounds

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About the Author
Hannah Salyer is a debut illustrator who lives and works in Brooklyn. She graduated from the Communications Design Department at Pratt Institute. In her free time she can be found playing with clay, cutting up paper, or burying her nose in different books.
Instagram: @h.salyer

ANCESTORY: "Vivid . . . mesmerizing . . . intriguing . . . How extraordinary that ancient ancestors call out to us from the rocks we see all around. Excellent explanatory backmatter concludes this fascinating book." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

ANCESTORY: "Breathtaking illustrations capture the beauty and power of prehistoric artwork with remarkable precision. This luminous picture book about humanity's shared stories is full of discoveries." -- Booklist (starred review)

ANCESTORY: "Visually stunning. A fascinating look at a still-unfurling human history."
-- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

ANCESTORY: "An effective, efficient celebration of the human need to tell stories through art." -- Horn Book Magazine

ANCESTORY: "In this informative picture book, Salyer uses brilliant images to present the "history" found in rocks and cave art, making a connection between ancient artists and creators in modern times. A lush and vibrant picture book which will leave readers wanting to know more." -- Publishers Weekly

PACKS: STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: "Showing how different animals benefit from living and working in groups, Salyer's debut is a great example of the inventiveness possible in a nonfiction picture book." -- New York Times Book Review

PACKS: STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: "With supple, richly colored illustrations and enthusiastic text, Hannah Salyer draws readers... into the beauty and variety of wild creatures." -- Wall Street Journal

PACKS: STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: "[An] uplifting, lively picture book that details the various ways a community structure helps a species thrive and survive.... Part natural science, part deep ecology, wholly captivating." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

PACKS: STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: "A must-purchase for every collection. Salyer offers a beautiful look at Earth's herding creatures." -- School Library Journal (starred review)