Here’s the cover of my new book, What
To put it another way,
Here’s my modus operendi:
The Words I originally set my research in motion by excerpting the juiciest and most relevant parts of
In his diary,
An Adventure of My Own Yup, I did get to go to
Can you find the Blue Morpho butterfly in the jungle scene below? Look hard.
The Setup As you can see from the pictures above, I laid out this book as my own colorful version of a graphic novel. There was simply so much to tell that I needed to include lots of detailed pictures on each spread. And I made sure that every page was designed with an ulterior motive in mind; besides relating
Extras Among many other things, I added to my book all kinds of fun and interesting science stuff: Pictures showing what the fossil animals looked like and how big they were when they were alive; stories about the ways that European people changed the face of other continents—and how European plants and animals did likewise; very cool examples of 20 experiments and research projects Darwin thought up to help explore his theory; the reasons he kept his work secret for 20 long years, and the effect that his discoveries had on the public in 1859 and on the rest of the world until this very day.
The Tree of Life
Making this book was a labor of love and is dedicated to my grandfather, the late Rabbi Jerome Mark. During the infamous Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925 in