London: Transworld Publishers, 2011. Octavo, dustwrapper, colour illustrations.
Throughout history people all over the world have invented stories to answer profound questions such as 'what is the sun?' and 'why is there night and day?'. While these magical stories are fun, this book looks at the true stories that are often even more magical. With its explanations of space, time, evolution and more, this book will inspire and amaze readers of all ages. Teaming up with the renowned illustrator Dave McKean, Richard Dawkins answers all these questions and many more. In stunning words and pictures this book presents the real story of the world around us, taking us on an enthralling journey through scientific reality, and showing that it has an awe-inspiring beauty and thrilling magic which far exceed those of the ancient myths. Also available in paperback [stock id 34344].
Price: $40.00 AU