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Discover the world of Darwin through the diary of a ship's boy

Author: Alan Gibbons; Leo Brown
Publisher: London : Kingfisher Books Ltd : [distributor] Macmillan Distribution (MDL), 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English
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At ten years old, James becomes an assistant to Charles Darwin on the Beagle's second voyage, helping him collect and contain creatures that fly, scuttle, leap and hide from the naturalist. This diary offers a young boy's insight into the actions and thoughts of one of the world's most famous and controversial scientists.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Gibbons; Leo Brown
ISBN: 9780753417294 0753417294
OCLC Number: 852006411
Language Note: English.
Target Audience: Children's (6-12).
Description: 64 pages : color, photographs, fullartwork & ; 29 x 26 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 James's Diary --
Chapter 2 What Happened Next? --
Chapter 3 Reference: Darwin.
Responsibility: Alan Gibbons ; Illustrated by Leo Brown.

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