Charlieâ€™s Playhouse, Games and Toys Inspired by Darwin, has published a PDF list ofÂ evolution books for children. (They have cool t-shirts, too). It includes books published in 2008, books coming out in 2009, books for kids of all ages, books in English, books in Spanish, inexpensive books…. and a Top 12 list, which includes:
- Our Family Tree: An Evolution StoryÂ By Lisa Westberg Peters and Lauren Stringer, Harcourt Childrenâ€™s Books,Â 2003.Â
- Optical AllusionsÂ By Jay Hosler, Active Synapse, 2008.
- The Dawn of Life (Cartoon History of the Earth Series)Â By Jacqui Bailey and Matthew Lilly, Kids Can Press, 2001.
- The Day of the DinosaursÂ (Cartoon History of the Earth Series)Â By Jacqui Bailey and Matthew Lilly, A & C Black Publishers Ltd., 2002
- Life on Earth: The Story of EvolutionÂ By Steve Jenkins, Houghton Mifflin, 2002.
- The Sandwalk Adventures: An Adventure in Evolution ToldÂ in Five ChaptersÂ By Jay Hosler, Active Synapse, 2003.Â
- When Bugs Were Big, Plants Were Strange, and TetrapodsÂ Stalked the Earth: A Cartoon Prehistory of Life Long BeforeÂ DinosaursÂ By Hannah Bonner, National Geographic Childrenâ€™s Books, 2004.Â
- When Fish Got Feet, Sharks Got Teeth, and Bugs Began toÂ Swarm: A Cartoon Prehistory of Life Long Before DinosaursÂ By Hannah Bonner, National Geographic Childrenâ€™s Books, 2007.
- The Beast in You!: Activities & Questions to Explore EvolutionÂ By Marc McCutcheon, Williamson Publishing Company, 1999.
- Prehistoric WorldÂ By Fiona Chandler, Jane Bingham and Sam Taplin, Usborne Books, 2000.
- Eyewitness: EvolutionÂ By Linda Gamlin, DK Children, 2000.
- The Kingfisher Book of EvolutionÂ By Stephen Webster, Kingfisher Books Ltd, 2000.
It’s not just a list of books though, there’s a summary, a review, and age recommendations. A terrific resource for parents and teachers.
By way of friendlyatheist.com