Stone Age Beasts

By Ben Lerwill

Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith

Come face-to-face with the most amazing prehistoric beasts in this stunning gift book, illustrated by the Kate Greenaway Medal-winner Grahame Baker-Smith.

Are you brave enough to meet the incredible giants that shared the Stone Age world with our ancestors? From the woolly mammoth to the fearsome sabre-toothed cat, and from the giant eagle swooping in the skies to the six-metre snake slithering along the forest floor, this is an awesome introduction to prehistory’s biggest beasts. Featuring eighteen animals from all over the world, illustrated with flair by Kate Greenaway Medal-winning illustrator Grahame Baker-Smith, and packed with jaw-dropping facts, this is an atmospheric and absorbing journey through the Stone Age world.

Categories: Non-Fiction

For readers aged: 6+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781529505436
  • Published: 01 Jun 2023
  • Price: £14.99
  • Size: 270 x 230 mm
  • Pages: 48

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Customer reviews


'The dramatic illustrations by Kate Greenaway Medal winner Baker Smith are the star of this informative title […] Eighteen animals in total are portayed alongside a raft of fascinating facts from prize-winning travel writer Lerwill.' The Bookseller

'I really enjoyed the theme and the amazing facts. I loved learning about the stone age beasts. […] I loved the book and will keep looking at it and showing my friends and little brother.' Books Up North

'Each animal is explored in a double page spread, beautifully illustrated by Grahame Baker Smith, featuring an accessible fact panel for each animal, and fun and readable facts about the animal’s habitat, habits, food and prey. A fascinating and beautiful resource for primary schools studying the Stone Age, and for young animal fans at home.' BookTrust

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