Little Guides to Great Lives (Hardcover)

Charles Darwin

By Dan Green, Rachel Katstaller (Illustrator)

Laurence King Publishing, 9781786272959, 64pp.

Publication Date: October 2, 2018

List Price: 11.99*
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Description

Charles Darwin's ideas about evolution caused both outrage and wonder, and quickly made him one of the most famous men in history. From his five-year voyage across the high seas to 20 years of research, follow Darwin on his adventure to prove a theory that would change the world.

Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. From Curie to Kahlo and Darwin to Da Vinci, Little Guides to Great Lives tells the stories of the most amazing people from all over the world and across history, with colorful illustrations and fresh design to bring their incredible stories to life.


About the Author

Dan Green is an award-winning children's author who has sold millions of books worldwide. He specializes in all things scientific, from the periodic table and the human body, to rocks, space exploration and climate change. Living in London, he is a fan of jokes, traveling and dinosaurs!

Rachel Katstaller is an illustrator and strategic designer from tiny tropical El Salvador. She graduated with honors as a strategic designer from the Escuela de Comunicación Mónica Herrera in 2013, and took up the Summer Residency in Illustration at the School of Visual Arts in New York City in the summer of 2014. Since then, Rachel has relocated to the Alps along with her cat, Hemingway.


Praise For Little Guides to Great Lives: Charles Darwin

"Featuring timelines, glossaries, approachable text and striking illustrations, the biographies bring these important individuals to brilliant life."-Shelf Awareness

"If you're looking to inspire your children to aim high and think big, the Little Guides to Great Lives series is the perfect place to start. The stories that the books convey tell kids that there is no limit to what they can aim for. These biographies will pique the interest of any young child who is already dreaming of their future." -GeekDad