"Jenkins presents a superb introduction to evolution for younger readers...[His] explainations of science concepts are comprehensive and comprehensible, making good use of his excellent illustrations." Horn Book, Starred
Jenkins' trademark watercolor cut-paper collages, a large format, and the careful use of both an oversized and small font are definite lures into this handsome exploration of the basics of evolution.
School Library Journal, Starred
Clever, eye-catching, and extremely effective.
Booklist, ALA, Starred Review
Grabbing the audiences attention with stunning cut and torn paper collage illustrations, Jenkins illuminates another corner of the science world in this cogent introduction to evolution.
Publishers Weekly, Starred
"Life on Earth taps into children's sense of wonder about the world, which is the great starting point for scientific exploration." The New York Times Book Review
"Intricate paper collages of animals and plants set against fields of clean white illustrate this condensed account of the earth's history." Riverbank Review
"Factual and fascinating, this one belongs in every library." Kirkus Reviews
"Jenkins and page combine two high-interest topics in a format that works at several levels due to the increasing complexity of the text." Book Links, ALA