One Beetle Too Many

One Beetle Too Many

The Extraordinary Adventures of Charles Darwin

Book - 2009
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A lively text and captivating images tell the story of the ever-curious boy who grew up to make one of the most significant discoveries of our time.

From the time Charles Darwin was a boy, he was happiest when he was out alone collecting specimens (especially beetles). And despite his father's efforts to turn young Darwin -- a poor student -- into a doctor or clergyman, the born naturalist jumped instead at the chance to sail around South America, observing and collecting flora and fauna all the way. In a clear, engaging narration, Kathryn Lasky takes readers along on Darwin's journey, from his discovery of seashells on mountaintops that revealed geological changes to his observations of variations in plants and animals, suggesting that all living things are evolving over time. Matthew Trueman's striking mixed-media illustrations include actual objects found in nature, enhancing this compelling look at the man behind the bold theory that would change the way we think about the world -- and ourselves.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Candlewick Press, 2009.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780763614362
Branch Call Number: j B DARWIN C
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Additional Contributors: Trueman, Matthew


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vernessa7 Jun 15, 2013

has a lot of information about charles darwin and his adventures. by michael


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vernessa7 Jun 15, 2013

By michael: Charles Darwin goes on a ship to explore nature and he finds many different things and when he got home he decides to write a book about how things could evolve from one thing to another and the book was called the origin of species.


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vernessa7 Jun 15, 2013

quoted by michael from book: Charles passed all of his courses.For summer holidays he went to Wales to study rocks. Then he planned to go partridge shooting.


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