This is the story of the famous Lonesome George, a giant
tortoise who was the last of his species, lived to be one hundred
years old, and became known as the rarest creature in the world.
His story gives us a glimpse of the amazing creatures inhabiting
the ever-fascinating Galápagos Islands.
Renowned naturalist and bestselling author of the Newbery
Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves and the critically
acclaimed Everglades Jean Craighead George once again
introduces children to the wonders of the natural world, in this
incredible evolution story set in the Galápagos Islands.