Charles Darwin by Cath Senker
  

Charles Darwin

Written by Cath Senker
Illustrated by
Part of the Scientists Who Made History Series

RRP £8.99

Synopsis

Charles Darwin by Cath Senker

This title describes the life and career of Charles Darwin, including an account of his famous voyage and explanations of his theories of evolution and the origin of species, concluding with an analysis of his legacy and contribution to science. The science behind his theories and discoveries are explained through interesting diagrams, and quotation boxes from Darwin and his contemporaries give an insight into this famous scientist's mind.

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A superb series...These books would be excellent both for a library and for children and teachers to read as part of a science course. TES

About the Author

Cath Senker is a children's non-fiction writer who specialises in writing about modern history, global issues and world religions. Her latest history titles include Living Through the Vietnam War (Raintree, 2011), Our World Divided: Israel and the Middle East (Wayland, 2011) and A Cultural History of Women in America: Women Claim the Vote (Bailey Publishing, 2011). She has a particular interest in the topics of migration, refugees and racism and recently wrote Mapping Global Issues: Immigrants and Refugees (Arcturus, 2011). In her work, Cath aims to highlight individuals' experiences and to present different viewpoints in a non-judgemental way as a basis for discussion. Cath also works as a project manager and editor on non-fiction titles for both children and adults. Before embarking on a freelance career, she worked as a commissioning editor for a children's educational publishing company for eight years. She is also an experienced ESOL teacher. Cath volunteers with City Reads, a project that aims to widen the enjoyment of books and reading among people of all ages, especially people from disadvantaged communities. She is a also a keen amateur cyclist, cook and gardener.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Cath Senker
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

30th July 2014

ISBN

9780750284752


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