Read children’s books inspired by Darwin and watch the DVD of the film Creation

Darwin Day was a global celebration of science and reason held on or around Feb. 12 2009, the birthday anniversary of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin. This year marks the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth. Darwin’s view of the world changed the whole world.

We have a small selection of books to help your children discover more about this influential scientist.

Also released on 18 Jan 2010 is the DVD / Blu Ray of the film of the great scientist’s life, Creation, starring Paul Bettany. See below to see a trailer of the film. The DVD / Blu Ray will be available in all the normal places you get your DVDs from!

Featured Books


Charles Darwin and the Beagle Adventure

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…

Format: Hardback

Price: £11.24– Saving £3.75 (25%)

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What Mr Darwin Saw

What Mr Darwin Saw

Mick Manning & Brita Granstrom

This picture reference book provides an absolutely terrific insight into one of the world’s most famous scientists and is a great introduction to youngsters of an important piece of history.  Darwin’s adventure on the Beagle and his findings on the islands…

Format: Hardback

Price: £9.74– Saving £3.25 (25%)

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Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

Alan Gibbons

Discover the world of Darwin through the diary of a ship’s boy.  Combining non-fiction and fiction but factually absolutely accurate, this book is published to coincide with Darwin’s 200th birthday.  It begins with a diary, told from the point of view of…

Format: Hardback

Price: £11.24– Saving £3.75 (25%)

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To find out more visit www.darwinday.org

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