This Phenomenal Life

This Phenomenal Life : The Amazing Ways We Are Connected with Our Universe

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For hipsters who like to geek out over science and nature Entertaining, colorful, and full of facts, This Phenomenal Life tells the story of the wondrous ways that we humans are related to the natural world around us. Every single atom of our body is made of remnants of stars and massive explosions in the galaxies, and we share the same biochemical basis of life with all living beings on earth, from a single-celled amoeba to a giant blue whale. Misha Blaise's whimsical illustrations elucidate wild science-based facts, from the unexpected intimacy we have with fungi on a daily basis, to the similar ways that humans and birds learn to communicate. This Phenomenal Life will inspire the reader to look at the world in a whole new way.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 211 x 211 x 18mm | 662g
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • 75 Illustrations, color
  • 1493026860
  • 9781493026869
  • 14,533

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Children and adults alike will appreciate Blaise's vibrant illustrations paired with a bevy of scientific facts. Whether they be atoms or our enormous universe, these eye-catching depictions detail how closely connected we are with the natural world. Green Living Magazine
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About Misha Blaise

Misha Maynerick Blaise has partnered with brands such as Urban Outfitters, West Elm, CB2, Oopsy Daisy, and the New York Times Style Magazine. She was selected as the winner of a portfolio showcase at the 2015 Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators conference in Austin, Texas. In 2007, she was selected to contribute to a nationally acclaimed public art exhibit in Chicago titled "Cool Globes: Hot Ideas for a Cooler Planet." She and her husband own a green-building company in Austin, Texas.
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