Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species: Words That Changed the World
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Part of the non-fiction series Words that Changed the World, this book is an accessible guide to the theory of evolution, presented in an attractive format with beautiful illustrations throughout.
Written by Anna Brett and richly illustrated by Nick Hayes, it lets the young reader discover how Darwin changed our understanding of the human race – and our place within the animal kingdom – with his ground-breaking work, On the Origin of Species. Divided into short yet comprehensive chapters, children will be able to learn about one of the most significant theories of mankind and discern the ideas – as well as their consequences – of one of the most influential scientists in the world.
The book includes a glossary of key terms and concepts and is an invaluable companion for the understanding of Darwin's theory, perfect for both the home setting and the school environment. It's suitable for kids aged 7+ and is a must-have for anyone who wants to learn and explore the notions of one of human history's most remarkable people.
It charts Darwin's life-changing voyage on the Beagle and introduces his theory of evolution to apprentice naturalists everywhere.