Jean M. Auel is an international phenomenon. Her Earth's Children® series has sold more than 45 million copies worldwide and includesThe Clan of the Cave Bear, The Valley of Horses, The Mammoth Hunters, The Plains of Passage, The Shelters of Stone, andThe Land of Painted Caves. Her extensive research has earned her the respect of archaeologists and anthropologists around the world. She has honorary degrees from four universities and was honored by the French government's Ministry of Culture with the medal of an "Officer in the Order of Arts and Letters". She lives with her husband, Ray, in Oregon.
The highly anticipated sixth book of Jean Auel's Earth's Children® series, The Land of Painted Caves
, is the culmination fans have been waiting for. Continuing the story of Ayla and Jondalar, Auel combines her brilliant narrative skills and appealing characters with a remarkable re-creation of the way life was lived more than 25,000 years ago. The Land of Painted Caves
is an exquisite achievement by one of the world's most beloved authors.