Charles Darwin's ideas about evolution caused outrage and wonder in equal measures, and quickly made him one of the most famous men in history. From his five-year voyage across the high seas to twenty 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.
Isabel Thomas is a children's author and editor, specialising in people, science, and nature. She has written for many publishers including Bloomsbury, Collins Big Cat, Dorling Kindersley, Oxford University Press, and Laurence King.
Katja Spitzer is a Berlin-based illustrator. Her many books include Quodlibet, which received a Gold Medal award from 3x3 magazine and two children's books, How Many Legs? and Let's Go Outside.