Books on Evolution

A work in progress – add your suggestions in the comments:

For Children:

Charlie’s Playhouse is a web-based store for educational products that introduce kids to evolution, natural selection and Charles Darwin. They have made an extensive list of children’s books, with reviews.

About evolution:

Why Evolution is True by Jerry Coyne. Viking, 2009
The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins. Free Press, 2009
Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why it Matters by Donald R. Prothero. Columbia University Press, 2007
The Tangled Bank: An Introduction to Evolution by Carl Zimmer. Roberts and Company, 2009

Charles Darwin

Darwin’s Origin of Species by Janet Browne. Grove Press, 2008
Voyaging and The Power of Place by Janet Browne. Princeton University Press, 2003
The Autobiography of Charles Darwin, 1809-1882 by Charles Darwin, edited by Nora Barlow. W. W. Norton, 1993
On the Origin of Species: The Illustrated Edition by Charles Darwin, edited by David Quammen. Sterling, 2008
Darwin: The Life of a Tormented Evolutionist by Adrian Desmond and James Moore

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