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Darwin's Voyage of Discovery

Jake Williams

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Pavilion
01 September 2019
Historical adventure; Children's & Educational; Adventure stories (Children's&YA); History & the past: general interest (Children's&YA); Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA)
A wonderful celebration of history's most remarkable journey; published to celebrate 150 years of Charles Darwin's seminal text on evolution: On The Origin of Species.

Step on-board The Beagle and follow the remarkable journey that inspired almost all the modern-day knowledge of the natural world. From England to Cape Verde, Brazil to the Galapagos, Tahiti to Australia; discover the wildlife of Charles Darwin - giant sloths, platypus, tarantulas, fireflies and more. As well as gorgeous artwork and fascinating information on the journey itself, this book will also feature the crew, the equipment and cross-sections of the ship itself.

This stunning new piece of non-fiction comes straight from the winner of the BDC's New Designer of the Year award, and the author/illustrator behind Really Remarkable Reptiles.
By:   Jake Williams
Imprint:   Pavilion
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 280mm,  Width: 220mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   740g
ISBN:   9781843654148
ISBN 10:   1843654148
Pages:   96
Publication Date:   01 September 2019
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jake Williams is a Plymouth-based illustrator, designer and occasional animator. He creates shape-based vector illustration with bold and vibrant colours. Jake was awarded BDC's New Designer of The Year.

Reviews for Darwin's Voyage of Discovery

'A terrific celebration of Darwin's own evolution from boy to explorer to scientist ... Jake Williams perfectly captures the adventure and the marvel in this... inspirational study of a passion for science and nature for any child to savour.' * Armadillo magazine * 'Overflowing with insight' * The Book Activist * 'A wonderful visual and verbal celebration of one of history's most remarkable journeys' * Lancashire Evening Post * 'A superb way for kids to learn about Charles Darwin and his amazing work discovering the building blocks of evolution, and the amazing creatures in some of the most remote parts of our planet' * Read It Daddy * 'Gorgeous artwork and fascinating information' * Primary Times * '[A] fascinating, stylishly illustrated book ... Recommended for all those with enquiring minds' * Read Reading Hub *


  • Short-listed for Children's Travel Book of the Year, Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2020 (UK)

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