Author: Deborah Hopkinson
Illustrated by: Nancy Harrison
Paperback with CD: 178 page(s)
Age Range: 9 - 12
Who is Who Series is a set of children's books about some of the most famous people in the world. The series features famous figures from a variety of fields, including science, art, and literature. Written with concise text and witty illustrations, young readers will find this series rewarding and enjoyable.
As a young boy, Charles Darwin hated school and was often scolded for conducting ??????????useless?????????? experiments. Yet his passion for the natural world was so strong that he suffered through terrible seasickness during his five-year voyage aboard The Beagle. Darwin collected new creatures from the coasts of Africa, South America, and the Galapagos Islands, and expanded his groundbreaking ideas that would change people's understanding of the natural world. About 100 illustrations and a clear, exciting text will make Darwin and his theory of evolution an exciting discovery for every young reader.