DKfindout! Stone Age

DKfindout! Stone Age


Travel back in time to the Stone Age in this children’s book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges—from the creators of, DK’s free online resource for kids.

Did you know that people in the Stone Age used fire to protect themselves from wolves and bears? Or that they called axes “thunderstones”? Find out why!

Perfect for young readers who want a highly visual history book to increase their Stone Age knowledge, DK findout! Stone Age is sure to inspire the next amazing school project or history report. Inside, author Klint Janulis breaks down what the Stone Age is and why it’s so important.

With this DK findout! book, you will:

- Discover how early humans hunted woolly mammoths, tamed wolves, and made fire
- Learn what Stone Age people wore and where they lived around the world
- Read about what foods they ate and which poisonous plants they had to avoid
- See how they crafted stone tools, such as hand axes and hammer stones
- Spend a day in the life of a Stone-Age family as they build a shelter and go on a hunt
- Take a look into the Iron Age, the Bronze Age, and the Ice Ages
- Hear about archaeological digs and studying Neanderthals from expert Dr. Beccy Scott
- Fold out the cover for a Stone Age quiz, timeline, and map of Stone Age sites
- and find out much, much more!

The DK findout! series of kids books helps children become experts on their favorite nonfiction subjects, from dinosaurs and ancient civilizations to space, coding, and cutting-edge technology. Learn more about history—and everything else—at, the award-winning free educational website.


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