Charles Darwin was the ground-breaking scientist whose theory of evolution changed our understanding of the natural world forever. But what do we really know of his life and work? In this concise and enjoyable biography, find out all about this fascinating man who hated school as a boy, but maintained a passion for discovery that saw him go on to become one of the most acclaimed naturalists of all time.
Puffin's 'Who Was . . . ?' book series presents young readers with clear and accessible biographies of some of history's most renowned individuals.
This is Book 5 in the Who Was? Series. See all Who Was? books here.
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Barbara S. Garriel lives in Bayville, New York. This is her first book.
John O'Brien is also the author and illustrator of Mother Hubbard's Christmas , which Booklist calls "a yuk-filled read-aloud." He lives in Delran, New Jersey.More about John O'Brien