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Unstoppable Us, Volume 1: How Humans Took Over the World

Unstoppable Us, Volume 1: How Humans Took Over the World

Unstoppable Us, Volume 1: How Humans Took Over the World

Unstoppable Us, Volume 1: How Humans Took Over the World

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From world-renowned historian and philosopher Yuval Noah Harari, the bestselling author of Sapiens, comes an exciting, illustrated book for middle school readers that looks at the early history of humankind.  

A New York Times Best Book of 2022

"Gripping and thought-provoking." —The New York Times

Even though we’ll never outrun a hungry lion or outswim an angry shark, humans are pretty impressive—and we’re the most dominant species on the planet. So how exactly did we become “unstoppable”?

The answer to that is one of the strangest tales you’ll ever hear. And it’s a true story.

From learning to make fire and using the stars as guides to cooking meals in microwaves and landing on the moon, prepare to uncover the secrets and superpowers of how we evolved from our first appearances millions of years ago.

Acclaimed author Yuval Noah Harari has expertly crafted an extraordinary story of how humans learned to not only survive but also thrive on Earth, complete with maps, a timeline, and full-color illustrations that bring his dynamic, unputdownable writing to life.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780593643464
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 10/18/2022
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 4,740
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Prof. Yuval Noah Harari is a historian, a philosopher, and the bestselling author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, and Sapiens: A Graphic History. His books have sold over 35 million copies in 65 languages, and he is considered one of the world’s most influential public intellectuals today. ynharari.com / Twitter @harari_yuval / Instagram: @yuval_noah_harari

Ricard Zaplana Ruiz is an artist and illustrator with over twenty years of experience. He has worked as a story artist for animation, commercials, and live action films. His artwork for children’s books has been published worldwide since 2013. He was born and still resides in Barcelona, Spain.

Table of Contents

Timeline of History xii

Introduction: What are Humans All About? xiv

1 Humans Are Animals 1

2 The Sapiens' Superpower 35

3 How Our Ancestors Lived 75

4 Where Did All the Animals Go? 143

Acknowledgments 183

About this Book 186

World Map of History 188

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