Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 4 to 8
- Grade: p to 3
For kids with big questions comes a mesmerizing celebration of the universe and our place in it, perfect for STEM learning.
The story of the universe is enough to send our minds spinning with wonder! This awe-inspiring picture book explores the science behind the start of our universe and how we came to be a part of it, from the Big Bang and the beginning of life on Earth all the way up until today.
Designed for readers 4-8, Always Beginning includes:
- Science-based information on how the world was created, and how life on Earth started
- Facts about our solar system and the Big Bang.
- Backmatter explaining the science, including a timeline of the origins of the universe through the ages of fish, reptiles, mammals, and humans.
Told with reassuring warmth and mesmerizing art, Always Beginning captures the immensity and strangeness of our galaxy.
About the authors
Candace Savage is the author of numerous internationally acclaimed books on subjects ranging from natural history and science to popular culture. She is the author of the best-selling natural history titles Bird Brains: The Intelligence of Crows, Ravens, Magpies and Jays and Prairie: A Natural History, for which she won two Saskatchewan Book Awards and a Gold Medal from ForeWord Magazine in 2004. She is also a frequent contributor to numerous periodicals, including Canadian Geographic. She lives in Saskatoon, SK.
Other titles by Candace Savage
Strangers in the House
A Prairie Story of Bigotry and Belonging
A Natural History of the Heart of North America Tagline: Revised Edition
The Intelligence of Crows, Ravens, Magpies, and Jays
Best Places to Bird in the Prairies
A Geography of Blood
Unearthing Memory from a Prairie Landscape
Curious By Nature
One Woman's Exploration of the Natural World
Nature's Little Wonders
Encounters with the Wise Guys of the Avian World
An Amazing Journey through the Last Great Age of Magic