The Time Nature Keeps: A Visual Guide to the Cycles and Time Spans of the Natural World (Hardcover)
Discover the mind-bending marvels of nature’s timescales both large and minuscule . . .
Take a visual journey of discovery through the animal and plant kingdoms—and uncover the extraordinary rhythms of nature! Here are the answers to all kinds of curious questions, including:
- How long do eggs take to hatch?
- Do dogs really need more sleep than humans?
- What are the world’s fastest- and slowest-growing plants?
- And many more!
About the Author
Dr. Helen Pilcher is a science writer with a PhD in cell biology. She has written for Nature, The Guardian, and New Scientist. Her book Life Changing: How Humans are Alterting Life on Earth was The Times 2020 Science Book of the Year and was short-listed for the Wainwright Prize for Writing on Global Conservation. She lives in Warwickshire, England.
“This vibrant time machine of a book carries us from eon to eyeblink.”—Marianne Taylor, author of How Birds Work