Moth - An Evolution Story

Isabel Thomas

Reading personality: 

funny

Savour-the-moment

funny

Short-and-sweet

Genre:

funny

Survivor

funny

Animal stories

Age:

from

5

to

12

This is a great book if your reader:


  • Is curious about evolution and change. It is an atmospheric introduction to Darwin’s theory of natural selection.

  • Will be drawn in by the stunning visual experience. When people talk about the book, magical and beautiful are words often used to describe it.

  • Questions how nature is affected by human behaviour and how animals can survive.

  • Likes messages of hope and action.

  • Wants to learn about adaptations and changes humans can make to help animals and the environment.

  • Enjoys rich scientific and poetic language.


Blurb


This is a story of light and dark."

Against a lush backdrop of lichen-covered trees, the peppered moth lies hidden. Until the world begins to change ...

A clever picture book text about the extraordinary way in which animals have evolved, intertwined with the complication of human intervention. This remarkable paperback edition of the amazing story of the peppered moth is the perfect introduction to natural selection and evolution for children.

Along come people with their magnificent machines which stain the land with soot. In a beautiful landscape changed by humans how will one little moth survive?

Powerful and visually spectacular, Moth is the remarkable evolution story that captures the struggle of animal survival against the background of an evolving human world in a unique and atmospheric introduction to Darwin's theory of Natural Selection.

Winner of the 2020 AAAS Subaru Prize for Excellence in Science Books and chosen for the CLPE Power of Reading Project 2019-20. Shortlisted for the English Association Best Picture Book Awards 2019 and English 4-11 Picture Book Awards 2019.

Moth - An Evolution Story
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