Best Children’s Prehistory Fiction in 2022

Prehistoric Books For Kids

If you're looking for the perfect prehistoric book for your child, you've come to the right place. Whether you want to read about the Stone Age or Clive King's classic Stone Age Boy, you're sure to find a title to appeal to your child. There are also several graphic novels available for kids that will make reading these books an exciting adventure.

Clan of the Cave Bear

Clan of the Cave Bear is the first book in a six-part children's prehistory fiction series written by Jean Auel. The story follows the adventures of a young Cro-Magnon girl named Ayla. She loses her parents and wanders aimlessly for days until she stumbles upon a prehistoric valley. There, she encounters a clan of giant cave lions and is rescued by a young girl named Iza.

After a terrible earthquake destroyed the Clan's cave, Iza decides to help them rebuild their home. She asks permission from her brother, Brun, who is the leader of the Clan. She finds an enormous cave that meets her needs and wishes.

The Clan of the Cave Bear is one of the best-selling prehistoric novels in the United States. It follows the adventures of young Ayla, a cave bear, in an era that is similar to our own. However, the book is not based on any actual evidence, but it does offer a vivid view of what life was like in the Paleolithic world.

The novel's use of a third-person omniscient narrator drains the novel of suspense. The narrator describes the clan hierarchy and the proscribed roles maintained by racial memory. The omniscient narrator also explains the cultural practices of the Clan, including flint-knapping and the use of medicinal plants.

Stone Age Boy

Stone Age Boy in Children's Prehistoric Fiction is an intriguing story based on a fictional character. A boy in the Stone Age lives alone in a cave, where he makes tools and paints pictures of animals. One day, three warriors from a neighboring tribe find him and take him into their tribe. He becomes apprentice to the most powerful man in the tribe, but his talent for painting soon grows, and he surpasses the powers of the Sorcerer, a powerful warrior.

The Stone Age Boy is a liner story with beautiful illustrations. While it may seem far-fetched, this story does depict a life similar to that of those who lived during the Paleolithic period. In fact, some of the illustrations depict techniques that were historically accurate, such as throwing spears at prey. This book is ideal for repeated reading aloud.

The Stone Age Boy is a timeless classic and is a wonderful introduction to prehistoric times for young children. It includes information about the Stone Age and its people. Children will learn about the challenges and rewards of living in that time period. This book is a great way to start a conversation with your child about their past traditions and customs.

Another fascinating story in children's prehistory fiction is "Primate Evolution" by Satoshi Kitamura. The story follows the evolution of primates, including humans and other primates. Prehistoric cave dwellers also take a wild dog and turn him into the world's first tame dog. The story is highly dramatic and highly erotic.

Clive King's timeless classic

Clive King's timeless classic for children of prehistory fiction, STIG OF THE DUMP, introduces an unlikely friendship and recycling ideas for a very young audience. The story is set in a chalk pit where people throw their garbage. The two cavemen live in a den made out of junk, and Stig finds some creative uses for it. This picture book features illustrations by Edward Ardizzone, one of the best children's book illustrators. A sequel, Alfred Hitchcock and the Three Investigators, takes place in a junkyard fort, and is a classic children's book series.

Michelle Paver's atmospheric fantasy saga

Michelle Paver's atmospheric fantasy sage for children is set in the Bronze Age. It features a 12-year-old goatherd named Hylas who visits Ancient Egypt and Crete. The series also includes animals who play key roles. In the first book, a dolphin makes an appearance, and the next book introduces a lion and falcon.

Michelle Paver writes with an enchanting style unlike any other, creating a world of wonder and intrigue that will captivate children of all ages. She makes the readers feel immersed in the story through her characters and the landscapes of her world. This talented author was born in Central Africa and studied biochemistry at Oxford. She then became a partner in a City law firm, but eventually left her corporate job to pursue her passion for writing.

Paver created an atmospheric world, drawing from little archeological data and her own knowledge of the behavior of ancient tribes. Her vivid imagination made the prehistoric world plausible and fascinating. She also made her worlds more accessible by creating characters that could have lived there.

The Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series by Michelle Paver has six books, each focusing on a different character. The first book in the series is Ghost Hunter, and the second book, Spirit Walker, follows Torak and his friends to the Seal Islands in search of a cure for a terrible illness. The third book in the series is Soul Eater, and the fourth is Outcast. Oath Breaker is the fifth book in the series, illustrated by Geoff Taylor.

Beth Ferry's book Caveboy Crush

Beth Ferry's Caveboy Crush combines whimsical, prehistoric characters and a romantic tale. In the story, Neander a caveboy, spots a hairy, beautiful girl with an arrow in her bow. He reacts by jumping into the lake. His parents try to figure out what is wrong with their son. They find that Neander has a crush on Neanne. Neander begins to crush objects for Neanne as a way of expressing his feelings for her. One such object is a sculpture of Neanne.

Beth Ferry is a New York Times bestselling author of numerous picture books for children. She lives with her family in New Jersey, where the salty air helps her find inspiration. She also writes graphic novels for emerging readers. She has a knack for combining historical and fantasy themes, and her latest children's novel, Caveboy Crush, aims to provide a unique, exciting way to learn about prehistoric times.

Children will enjoy this charming tale about caveboys and their crushes. This book will leave your child wanting more! The book is perfect for sharing with others, and the illustrations are fantastic. Whether you want to share it with your children or read it aloud to your own, you'll love this children's prehistory fiction.

Ferry's cavepeople books capture the stereotype of cavepeople. Although the characters are not real, Ferry has a way of making them talk like people of today. The book is fun and silly, with many over the top descriptions and unusual illustrations.

Marcia Williams' book Wolf Brother

Marcia Williams' graphic storybook Wolf Brother is a gripping tale set six thousand years ago. Its story is full of action and suspense, with plenty of descriptions of the Stone Age and the Vikings. A great choice for prehistoric fiction, Wolf Brother also introduces young readers to the concept of good versus evil.

Marcia Williams takes readers back to the Stone Age where the human race first developed stone tools. They also domesticated wild wolves and made them tame. Her biography of this prehistoric era is filled with jokes, comic illustrations, and fascinating facts. The book also retells the Bible story of Joseph, who was sold into slavery in Egypt and eventually becomes a governor.

This book is an excellent transition for reluctant readers, as it provides a lot of information without requiring too many illustrations. The story is pacy, which will encourage reluctant readers to read it. And because of its pacy, funny style, it is a great choice for young readers.

Wolf Brother is one of the most exciting books in the Wolf Brother series. It combines scientific research with vivid imagination, making this an entertaining read for children of all ages.



Rachel Gray

In July 2021 I graduated with a 2:1 BA (Hons) degree in Marketing Management from Edinburgh Napier University. My aim is to work in book publishing, specifically in publicity, or to specialise in branding or social media marketing. I have 6 years of retail experience as for over 5 years I was a Customer Advisor at Boots UK and I now work as a Bookseller in Waterstones. In my spare time, I love to read and I run an Instagram account dedicated to creating and posting book related content such as pictures, stories, videos and reviews. I am also in the early stages of planning to write my own book as I also enjoy creative writing.

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