One Beetle Too Many

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One Beetle Too Many
Written by Kathryn Lasky
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763668426
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One Beetle Too Many
The Extraordinary Adventures of Charles Darwin

author: Kathryn Lasky
illustrator: Matthew Trueman

series name:
Candlewick Biographies

In a clear, engaging narrative, Kathryn Lasky takes readers along on Darwin’s journey, from his beetle-collecting childhood to his observations of variations in plants and animals, suggesting that all living things are evolving over time. Matthew Trueman’s striking mixed-media illustrations include actual objects found in nature, enhancing this compelling look at the man behind the bold theory that would change the way we think about the world—and ourselves.
Back matter includes a bibliography.

"Lasky’s text balances the exuberant artwork with well-organized information, gracefully sprinkling in quotes from Darwin." — School Library Journal (starred review)
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Non-Fiction / Hardback
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
48 / 6" x 9"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
Biography & Autobiography; Science & Nature;
author’s comments:
Kathryn Lasky is the award-winning author of more than ninety books for children, including John Muir: America's First Environmentalist; A Voice of Her Own: The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave Poet; Vision of Beauty: The Story of Sarah Breedlove Walker; and Interrupted Journey: Saving Endangered Sea Turtles. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
illustrator’s comments:
Matthew Trueman spent his childhood in Italy but returned to the United States to attend art school. He is the illustrator of A Picture for Marc and Noah's Mittens. He lives in Phillipsburg, New Jersey.
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