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We are currently reading 'Darwin's Dragons' by Lindsay Galvin, a tale of a young boy working as Charles Darwin's assistant who falls overboard during a terrible storm and find himself washed up on an unexplored island. Stranded there, he makes a discovery which could change the world...


Reviews for this book:


yes'A striking and original adventure ... just the sort of story I love.' Emma Carroll, author of Letters from The Lighthouse

yes'What a voyage! Darwin's Dragons is everything you hope it will be.' Lucy Strange

yes'A beautifully fictionalised story. Galvin is a thrilling storyteller, untangling a dense plot in brief, suspenseful chapters, her prose almost trance-like.' The Telegraph

yes'Breathtakingly daring and imaginative' BookTrust

yes'Real science used to create mind-blowing magic' Lauren James



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