When Arnold wishes he had more information for his family tree, Ms. Frizzle revs up the Magic School Bus and the class zooms back to prehistoric times. First stop: 3.5 billion years ago!
There aren’t any people around to ask for directions. Luckily Ms. Frizzle has a plan, and the class is right there to watch simple cells become sponges and then fish and dinosaurs, then mammals and early primates and, eventually, modern humans. It’s the longest class trip ever!
This is the story of a species, of our species, as only Ms. Frizzle can tell it. Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen tackle this essential topic with the insight and humor that have made the Magic School Bus the bestselling science series of all time.
Hop on board for a class trip that spans billions of lifetimes!
<p>Joanna Cole is the author of the popular Magic School Bus series, <em>I’m a Big Brother</em>, <em>I’m a Big Sister</em>, and many other award-winning books. In <em>Asking About Sex & Growing Up</em>, she provides a reassuring blend of practical guidance and scientific fact for the audience that needs it most.</p>
Bruce Degen has illustrated all the Jesse Bear books. He is the author and illustrator of <i>Jamberry, <i> and the illustrator of the acclaimed Magic School Bus series. He has taught courses on art and the writing and illustrating of children’s books to children and adults. Mr. Degen, his wife, and their two sons, Benjamin and Alexander, live in Connecticut in a renovated farmhouse with ducks on the pond, bats in the barn, and a family tree that Jesse Bear himself would love to climb.</i></i>