Unstoppable Us, Volume 1: How Humans Took Over the World, from the author of the multi-million bestselling Sapiens

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Penguin Random House Children's UK, Oct 20, 2022 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 208 pages

*From the author of the multi-million bestselling Sapiens comes an incredible new story of the human race, for younger readers.*

We humans aren't strong like lions, we don't swim as well as dolphins, and we definitely don't have wings! So how did we end up ruling the world?

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

Have you ever wondered how we got here? From hunting mammoths, to flying to the moon?

It is because we are unstoppable. But what made us so? Well, we have the most amazing superpower: the ability to tell stories. Fairy tales have led us from imagining ghosts and spirits to being able to create money (yes, really!).

And this has made us very powerful . . . but very deadly. Nothing stands in our way, and we always want more.

So get ready for the most amazing story there ever was - the incredible true tale of the Unstoppables. Find out how fire shrank our stomachs, how our ancestors spoke to animals, what football can tell us about being human, how we used our superpower for good and bad . . . and how YOU have the superpower to change the world.

With full-colour illustrations showing the relentless rise and rise of the human race, this is history like you've never experienced it before.

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About the author (2022)

Prof. Yuval Noah Harari is a historian, philosopher and the global bestselling author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, the graphic adaptation series Sapiens: A Graphic History, and Unstoppable Us, his first series of books for children. His books have sold over 45 million copies in 65 languages, with Sapiens alone selling 25 million copies since it was first published in 2013. A New York Times and Sunday Times #1 bestseller, Sapiens spent an incredible 96 consecutive weeks in the top 3 of the Sunday Times bestseller list. Yuval Noah Harari is also behind Sapienship – an international social impact company focused on education and storytelling, which he co-founded with his husband Itzik Yahav. Harari is considered one of the world’s most influential public intellectuals today.

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