OUT OF THE BLUE: How Animals Evolved From Prehistoric Seas. Hardcover

$ 17.99


Candlewick Press, May 2021; illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon. Ages 6-9.

ISBN: 978-1536228809

Where did the first animals come from? With gorgeous illustrations and kid-friendly narrative, this award-winning, starred-review picture book takes kids on a journey into deep time. It's a story from out of the blue--and back again!

Paperback edition coming June 18, 2024.

  • Northern California Book Award for Younger Readers, 2022
  • Blueberry Nature & Science Honor Book, 2021
  • CCBC Choice, 2022
  • School Library Journal Fuse 8 Science Booklist Selection
  • Starred reviews, Kirkus and School Library Journal
  • Curriculum and videos



Out Of The Blue How Animals Evolved From Prehistoric Seas

Award-winning author Elizabeth Shreeve writes books for young readers that celebrate the origins and diversity of life on Earth. Elizabeth lives in northern California with her family, including Hector the PaleoDog. For information on author visits, teacher guides, and more upcoming books, please visit www.elizabethshreeve.com, YouTube: Elizabeth Shreeve Books, and @ShreeveBooks.

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Elizabeth's books are available wherever books are sold. All books purchased from this website are SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR (with medium tip Sharpies!). 


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