After a VERY long Corona hiatus, I am finally adding some new material to the blog! The first entry is “Charlie and Fitzroy and the very strange bugs,” a book for children about evolution.
First comes the English edition; German will follow soon.
There are a few pages of notes for parents and teachers at the end. The book is targeted for grade-school children; it probably works best for kids aged 7 to 11; I’d greatly appreciate feedback on your experiences with it.
The basic idea is that there is evidence for evolution all around us, if you just know where to look. While exploring the woods near their house, Charlie and her dog Fitzroy discover some strange bugs. By watching what happens to them over the next weeks and months, they stumble on the basic principles of evolution. Along the way they meet a strange old man who has thought about this for quite some time…
Click here to view or download the whole file.
(It’s 7MB, so it may take a while.)
I will also have a few printed copies for sale soon.