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Charles Darwin

Author: Bradley Sneddon
Publisher: Broomall, Pennsylvania : Mason Crest, an imprint of National Highlights, Inc., [2019] ©2019
Series: Scientists and their discoveries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1831, at the age of twenty-two, Charles Darwin embarked on a momentous five-year-long voyage on the HMS Beagle. His observations during this voyage led Darwin to eventually conclude that all species of plant and animal life have slowly evolved over thousands of years, adapting themselves to their environment by a process of natural selection. This book tells the story of Darwin's life, detailing the findings and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bradley Sneddon
ISBN: 1422240282 9781422240281
OCLC Number: 1033774485
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: A theory that changed the world --
The Beagle adventure --
South America --
The Galaṕagos Islands and home --
The origin of species --
Finale --
Chronology.
Series Title: Scientists and their discoveries.
Responsibility: Bradley Sneddon.

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"In 1831, at the age of twenty-two, Charles Darwin embarked on a momentous five-year-long voyage on the HMS Beagle. His observations during this voyage led Darwin to eventually conclude that all species of plant and animal life have slowly evolved over thousands of years, adapting themselves to their environment by a process of natural selection. This book tells the story of Darwin's life, detailing the findings and events that led him to develop his groundbreaking and controversial ideas on biology and geology."--Provided by publisher.

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