Book Description: Earth takes center stage in this updated version of Virginia Lee Burtonâ€™s 1962 classic Life Story. Told through five acts, Burtonâ€™s art and text tell the history of earth from beginning to present day. Readers will gain an in-depth understanding of the planetâ€™s history and their leading roles in it today. The book has been updated with cutting-edge science, includingÂ up-to-the-minute information on fossil records and the geologic principles. We are thrilled to provide this updated artistic and visionary work in time for the anniversary of Virginia Lee Burton's 100th birthday.