Darwin's Dragons (Paperback)
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Darwin's Dragons (Paperback)

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£7.99
Paperback 320 Pages
Published: 07/01/2021
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Waterstones Says

Full of warmth and sparkling with originality, Darwin’s Dragons is a moving adventure of a shipwreck, an extraordinary discovery and the never-ending magic of nature.

How to Train Your Dragon meets Robinson Crusoe in this high-flying dragon adventure from Lindsay Galvin!

Syms Covington has landed the job of a lifetime - cabin boy and fiddler on Charles Darwin's Beagle. But when he is separated from the crew during a storm, his life takes a truly extraordinary turn. Shipwrecked on a Galapagos island, he makes a discovery that could change the world - and make his fortune. But should he share his find, or will it lead to the extinction of a legendary species? There's one person who could help, but he's busy writing a book ...

Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
ISBN: 9781912626465
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 250 g
Dimensions: 198 x 135 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'A striking and original adventure ... just the sort of story I love.' - Emma Carroll

'WHAT a voyage! [Darwin's Dragons] is everything you hope it will be ...' - Lucy Strange

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Chris Soul UK

“Different, daring and dramatic! Stay Bricky!”

Stay Bricky! 'Darwin's Dragons' is a gripping, wild ride of a children's historical fiction book. With a distinctive 19th century boy's voice and an exciting mix of science and myth, this is a... More

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“– and there isn’t much cover to hide from the sun, let alone a large and dangerous lizard…”

I visited the Galapagos Islands many, many moons ago – and loved it. At the time I had never been snorkelling let alone diving. So it was there that I ‘nearly drowned’ (not quite – actually not at all) – trying to... More

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“Stunning historical fiction”

Despite studying history at university and reading lots of adult historical fiction, when it comes to historical novels for children I don't feel like I've covered a lot of ground. There's the wonderful... More

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