February 12: THE HUMBLEBEE HUNTER

Charles Darwin, naturalist

Feb. 12, 180-9-Apr. 19, 1882

The Humblebee Hunter by Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by Jen Corace (Disney-Hyperion, 2010).

Told through Darwin’s daughter Etty’s point of view, Hopkinson relied on research to create a fictionalized account of Darwin at home with his children, exploring the wonders of their backyard.

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