"Turner is a consummate storyteller. . ."
—The Horn Book, starred review
"A probing look into what fossil evidence and other scientific discoveries tell us about our hominid predecessors. . . . Glints of fun light up a rock-solid dig into our Stone Age ancestry."
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"A must for science shelves."
—Booklist, starred review
Pamela S. Turner is the author of Samurai Rising, a YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award finalist; Crow Smarts, winner of the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books; an many other books for young readers. She is a proud descendant of forest apes, Australopiths, Handy People, Erectus, Heidelbergensis, Neanderthals, and ancient Homo sapiens.