"( The Voyage of the Beetle) is such an attractive book that it is sure to catch the attention of youngsters."
—Reports of the National Center for Science Education
"…beautifully illustrated and brilliantly written. Author Anne H. Weaver and illustroator George Lawrence explain the Darwinian theory of natural selection by taking readers…on an oceanic journey with Charles Darwin…and a host of other creatures. As far as children’s books go, this one is quite, er, intelligently designed…”—Santa Fe New Mexican
"( The Voyage of the Beetle) is playful, creative, and beautifully conceived and executed..."—Science Books & Films
"Whether or not you 'believe' in evolution, the journey of this perceptive young man will open your eyes to greater depths in the wonders of nature--and maybe make you think twice before squashing a beetle."—Territorial Tattler