“He was beginning to have new ideas about how the earth was formed and how animals evolved in order to survive.”
This picture book depicts Charles Darwin as a young man when he sails the HMS Beagle in 1831. The five-year voyage would bring him to exotic that would spark his curiosity about biology and geology. It teaches us that we should keep our eyes open because we never know what we can learn in the world!
Thermes brings Darwin to life with bright colors and detailed maps of his travels with a time-line of his journey in the front and back of the book. This biography is recommended for all elementary school students, especially those in the lower grades.