When Darwin Sailed the Sea: Uncover how Darwin's revolutionary ideas helped change the world by David Long and Sam Kalda (Illustrator)
Published to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the launch of the HMS Beagle, this beautifully illustrated narrative non-fiction book tells the story of Charles Darwin, and shows how his revolutionary research changed the world forever.
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.
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 in this fascinating story of his life.
At the back of the book, explore a selection of the amazing species he discovered, concise profiles of some of the incredible people who helped Darwin on his path to becoming a groundbreaking scientist, a glossary of terms and a timeline of Darwin’s life and career.
The Midwest Book Review said: This is an extraordinary, informative and fun account of one of the most influential and important men of 19th Century science.