An accessible graphic introduction to evolution for the most science-phobic Evolution. The Story of Life on Earth. Written by Jay Hosler; Art by Kevin Cannon . Illustrated by the brilliant duo Kevin Cannon and Zander Cannon and written by noted comic author and biology professor Jay Hosler, Evolution. Featuring the same amusing characters as those found in Mark Schultz’s The Stuff of Life: A Graphic Guide to Genetics and DNA, Hosler’s.

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Sep 22, Daniel Watkins rated it really liked it Shelves: Please click-through and enjoy!

Overall very glad I bought this liife our library. A graphic novel using the conceit of a new museum being toured by the ruler and crown prince of Glargal [intelligent sea cucumber-like creatures on another planet] to expound on evolution. Once again, the award-winning illustrations of the Cannons render the complex clear and everything cleverly comedic. It’s been lifee banner month for me and graphic novels.

It’s aliens telling the story of evolution on the planet earth to other aliens. My only gripes are that a couple times early in it referred to cyanobacteria [and another kind of bacteria] as singular species Req SCPL 24 Jan http: I regard myself as relatively familiar with this subject matter and I I loved this book. Although Hosler covers a good deal of detailed and complex material the book never feels like a textbook.

I think everybody should get this book for Christmas! From time to time, my office receives publisher’s copies of books, uninvited and not upon my request. It might make a great introduction for bright youngsters. Everyone should read it so that they learn what you should have learned in high school.


Evolution : the story of life on Earth

Evolution features the same characters introduced in the highly regarded The book, like its predecessor, may be too dense with information-for evolition, the 54 million years of the Cambrian period is covered tsory a mere six panels. Summary The graphic novel Evolution: Mar 11, Sam Bronstein rated it really liked it. Hosler Clan Apis; Sandwalk Adventures is also a professor of biology and provides readers stody much more than a tje graphic primer on evolution.

I think that’s what I’m trying to do,” he says. I need your input to guide my priorities in this lightning fast world of news media. I invite readers’ comments. Neke Zanimljiv strip gdje dr. I could see someone really, really into science being able to sit down and get through this, but the average reader?

There’s something I ca Personally thought this was really good. The previous works from all three creators set the bar high. Summary An accessible graphic introduction to evolution for the most science-phobic reader Illustrated by the brilliant duo Kevin Cannon and Zander Cannon, this volume is written by the noted comic author and professor of biology Jay Hosler.

The Cannons who are unrelated, by the way keep every creature they’re called upon to depict be it cell, dinosaur, dodo, or Darwin perky but never ridiculous, and Hosler, like Mark Schultz in Stuff, balances science and humor superbly. I especially enjoyed the single-topic full-page sidebars on topics like gene swapping, the extinction of the moas, and parasites and could easily see these being copied and used in college course handouts because they’re so easy to follow.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. This graphic novel is not your typical graphic novel—it is educational and fun at the same time.

Gue udah ngerti tentang materi-materinya. Refresh and try again. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Once again, the award-winning illustrations of the Cannons render the complex clear and everything cleverly comedic. It’s not “amazing” since it doesn’t really use the comic book format to explain things much better than an illustrated text would; the framing device Thr and Jack looked at it for a long time.

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Evolution: The Story of Life on Earth

There is a splash page with lots of dinosaurs doing lots of things that younger children should eat up, and the sections on speciation would easily earn a few extra points evollution a test for high school students. Kevin Cannon and Zander Cannonillustrators of numerous graphic novels and comic books, live in Minneapolis.

Apr 04, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: Nov 10, Sara rated it it was amazing.

I’m not sure that most teens would willingly pick this up for leisure reading, but it’s a great way to learn more hte this area of science while having a good laugh in the meantime! As a result it has many of the same strengths but it also suffered from some….

The same “aliens” that appeared in The Stuff of Life: