This Phenomenal Life: The Amazing Ways We Are Connected with Our Universe

By Misha Blaise
Entertaining, colorful, and deceptively full of facts, This Phenomenal Life tells the story of the wondrous ways that humans are always completely at one with our surrounding world. From the vast galaxies above to the miniature microbes within, humans are organically connected to the complex cycles and mysterious processes of our universe. Every single atom of our body is made of remnants of stars and massive explosions in the galaxies, and we share the same biochemical basis of life with all living beings on earth, from a single-celled amoeba to a giant blue whale. Whimsically hip illustrations elucidate wild science-based facts, from the unexpected intimacy we have with fungi on a daily basis, to the similar ways that humans and birds learn to communicate. Powerful evidence of our interconnection with nature combined with beautiful artwork will inspire the reader to look at the world in a whole new way.


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In these exuberant, surprising, joyous, gorgeous pages, artist and writer Misha Maynerick Blaise celebrates THIS PHENOMENAL LIFE with facts that will amaze and artwork that will delight. What a great way to reawaken our connections with the universe!--Sy Montgomery, author of The Soul of the Octopus, finalist for the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction
-This book lies in the ever-disappearing intersection between beauty and truth. Every single person I know would love it to pieces.- --Ella Frances Sanders, author of the New York Times bestseller Lost in Translation



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Publisher Lyons Press
Publish date 03/01/2017
Pages 144
ISBN-13 9781493026869
ISBN-10 1493026860
Language English

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