Inside the Beagle with Charles Darwin

Inside the Beagle with Charles Darwin

Hardcover(Library Binding - American ed.)

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Overview

Combining exploration, sea faring adventure, and natural history, this splendidly illustrated book tells Darwin's exciting story.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592700417
Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books
Publication date: 05/01/2005
Series: Inside... Series
Edition description: American ed.
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught at schools and universities and is the author of numerous books for children on historical topics. Mark Bergin has illustrated numerous children's books. He lives in Bexhill-on-Sea with his wife and three children.

Table of Contents

Introduction5
A great opportunity6
Ships for surveying8
Refitting at Plymouth10
Ready to sail12
Captain and crew14
Life on board16
Navigation18
Exploring the rainforest20
Finding Fossils22
Land of ice and fire24
Cowboys and missionaries26
Earthquake and land rising28
Turtle Islands30
Island Queen32
New Zealand and Australia34
Homeward Bound36
How, why, when?38
Apes and humans40
Evolution42
Timeline of the voyage44
Darwin's life and works45
Glossary46
Index48

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