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Amanda Wood - Author

Formerly an illustrator of natural history books at the Natural History Museum, A. J. Wood has been a highly respected publisher and author of children’s books for twenty years. She went on to be the founding Editor and Publisher of Templar for more than 30 years. In her time there, she published and nurtured numerous Greenaway winners.

She has written some 80 titles, spanning both educational, picture and novelty books. Her love and understanding of children and children’s books provided the inspiration for the amazing baby™ range of books; and more recently, A. J. Wood has created the hugely popular Ology series, which have sold over 19 million-copies worldwide, including the recent title Spyology.

Today she writes and runs her own small press from her home in Surrey.

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Charles Darwin and the Beagle Adventure
Amanda Wood
This lavish account of Darwin's life and of the voyage of the Beagle from 1831 to 1836 provides the most detailed but accessible account for children about Darwin, his discoveries and a part of his life that was so important...
Lovereading Price: £13.59 - Saving £3.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2009
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