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Charles Darwin and the Beagle Adventure
by AJ Wood and Clint Twist

If Charles Darwin kept a scrapbook, it might look something like this! We love this approach, which is similar to the very popular 'ology' books.

Illustrated with historical photos, illustrations, maps, etc, this book is packed with novelties that will grab students' interest. But there's also solid information here, like excerpts from Darwin's own writings, maps and drawings, and interesting detailed sidebars on related topics (botany topics, beetles, orchids...)

In a starred review, School Library Journal said "The handsome format will draw browsers, but the subject matter and the early look at evolutionary theory will hold readers. An excellent introduction..."

Interest Level:   Grade 4-8

Below are two sample spreads from inside this book.  

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