The story of the origins of the Earth. Eric Maddern takes the reader on a journey from the enormous bang at the beginning of the universe, through to the very first forms of life on our planet.
Eric Maddern studied sociology and psychology at Sheffield University, then spent 10 years travelling around the world. He now performs all over the country as a storyteller and folk singer, and he has built a roundhouse in the grounds of his home, where he holds storytelling events. He lives in Gwnyedd, Wales. Eric's books for Frances Lincoln are Death in a Nut, Nail Soup, Cow on the Roof, Earth Story and Life Story, Fire Children, The King with Horse's Ears, Spirit of the Forest, Rainbow Bird, The King and the Seed and Curious Clownfish. To visit Eric Maddern's website click here Leo Duff was born in Belfast and attained a First Class Honours in Art at Brighton University, and an MA in illustration at the Royal College of Art. She lectures all over the country and is a prolific freelance illustrator. She lives in Kingston upon Thames.