Publication Date: August 9, 2022
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Ages 7 to 11
Live Like a Hunter Gatherer is an informative and immersive guide to theStone Age, written by a real-life hunter gatherer!If you imagined that all Stone Age people lived in caves, were not veryclever, not very clean and said “Ugg” a lot, then think again. Marking thestart of all human history, the Stone Age lasted around 3.5 million years (thelast part of that was only 71 grandparents ago!). Delve into that incredibletime with this book packed full of amazing facts, information, crafts,storytelling and myth debunking to find out what it was really like tolive as a hunter gatherer.
Many of our Stone Age ancestors’ everyday needs were similar to ours –how to keep warm, where to sleep and what to eat and drink. We find out howthey met those needs, what a typical day was like, what medicine they used andeven how they had fun – all brought to life with beautifully detailedillustrations. Dotted through the book are step-by-step craft activities andrecipes that give you first-hand experience of some vital Stone Age skills –making a Mesolithic shelter, fat lamps, a digging stick, creating cave art,making a bow and arrow and a fishing hook are just a few.
A fictional tribe member pops up throughout the book to tell us abouther life, describing the sights, sounds, smells and emotions she experiences.The safety of a warm cave with flickering firelight and other tribe membersnearby, the gnawing feeling of hunger when food is scarce and the excitedrelief when a deer is hunted.
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