Charles Darwin and the Mystery of Mysteries by Susan Pearson

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AN INTREPID VOYAGE. A GROUNDBREAKING THEORY. The life and work of one
of the world’s most influential scientists.
Young readers of this altogether fascinating biography follow Charles Darwin not only on his journey aboard the HMS Beagle but also through the thinking that led him to his world-changing theory and most famous work, The Origin of th e Species. Complete with historical photographs and documented passages straight from Darwin’s personal diary, this engaging book ensures that a new generation of young readers will get to know one of the scientists who shaped our understanding of the world. Charles Darwin and the Mystery of Mysteries is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
 

About Susan Pearson

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Susan Pearson lives in Plainfield, Massachusetts. She spends time working in her garden, where she has made friends with slugs of all kinds. She has written more than twenty picture books, including How to Teach a Slug to Read. For more information about Susan, visit her Web site: www.susanpearson.net
 
Published May 11, 2010 by Flash Point. 144 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Science & Math.

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This engaging and insightful biography focuses primarily on Darwin’s five-year voyage aboard the Beagle and the years following in which he formulated and published his revolutionary theories on evolution and natural selection.

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