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Island: A Story of the Galapagoes (Prebound)

Island: A Story of the Galapagoes By Jason Chin, Jason Chin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jason Chin, Jason Chin (Illustrator)
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The award-winning author of Redwoods and Coral Reefs explores the evolving terrain and animals of the Gal pagos in this nonfiction picture book.

Charles Darwin first visited the Gal pagos Islands almost 200 years ago, only to discover a land filled with plants and animals that could not be found anywhere else on earth. How did they come to inhabit the island? How long will they remain?

Thoroughly researched and filled with intricate and beautiful paintings, this extraordinary book by Award-winning author and artist Jason Chin is an epic saga of the life of an island--born of fire, rising to greatness, its decline, and finally the emergence of life on new islands. Chin's approach makes this book a must-have common core tool for teachers and librarians introducing scientific principals to young students.

Island is one of Kirkus Reviews' Best Children's Books of 2012

About the Author

Jason Chin is the author and artist of the Roaring Brook titles Coral Reefs and the award-winning Redwoods, which Kirkus Reviews called, an inventive eye-opening adventure. Island is his third book with Roaring Brook Press. Jason lives with his wife Deirdre, also an artist, and his son in Vermont.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781663633156
ISBN-10: 1663633150
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication Date: May 25th, 2021
Pages: 40
Language: English