When Darwin Sailed The Sea

David Long

£12.99

Hardback

Children's Books > Non-fiction

ISBN: 9780711249660

Description

Published to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the launch of the HMS Beagle, this fully-illustrated book tells the story of Charles Darwin, detailing the history of his life and how his ground-breaking discoveries and astonishing researched helped shape the world today.”One day, on tearing off some old bark, I saw two rare beetles, and seized one in each hand; then I saw a third and new kind, which I could not bear to lose, so that I popped the one which I held in my right hand into my mouth.”At the age of 22 Charles Darwin clambered up the steps of HMS Beagle, armed with enough notepads to last him for several years and set sail on a journey of exploration that would change his life and how we view the entire world forever.This book tells the story of Charles Darwin, and shows how his revolutionary research changed the world forever. From his fascination with the natural world which began at an early age, his love of collecting new specimens and keen eye for observation, to his groundbreaking theory of evolution, uncover the incredible life of Charles Darwin with this beautifully illustration narrative non-fiction book.Published to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the launch of the HMS Beagle, this is the perfect book for any child who has ever looked at the world and asked ‘why’.

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Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 25 × 17 × 8 cm