History of Mankind, Illustrated History is a bright and immersive narrative adaptation of historian Yuval Noah Harari's groundbreaking book, Abridged History of Mankind. Harari, accompanied by colorful characters such as Doctor Fantasy, Detective Lopez and Cindy the Queen of the Savannah, invites readers on an adventurous journey into the past and opens a renewed and fresh window to the history of all of us. This is the first volume. It explains how man evolved and spread all over the planet. Harari, as always, challenges his readers to reconsider accepted beliefs, to connect the developments of the past with the concerns of the present and not to be afraid of big ideas.