Rocks, Fossils, Minerals, and Gems

Rocks, Fossils, Minerals, and Gems
Format: Paperback / softback, 80 Pages
ISBN: 9781682973103
Publisher: QEB Publishing
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  • What are the three types of rock and how do they form?
  • Where was the oldest fossil found?
  • What are minerals used for?
  • Why are gems so rare and expensive?

Become a Rock Explorer and discover the answers to all those questions! From dinosaur fossils and sparkling diamonds, to rare minerals and the rocks we find on the ground, this book presents amazing facts about our natural world which will amaze and inspire you to go rock hunting. Split into four chapters: Rocks, Minerals, Fossils and Gems, and featuring simple, easy-to-understand text, this book is perfect for young explorers keen to understand the world around them.

The author

CLAUDIA MARTIN is the author of many children's books and has worked in publishing for over 20 years. Her favorite subjects include geography, history, animals, and technology.

CLAUDIA MARTIN specializes in non-fiction books for children of pre- and primary school age. Her favourite subjects are animals, history, geography, and culture. She has been shortlisted for the prestigious Aventis Junior Science Prize, and won a dozen Practical Pre-School Gold Awards. When she's not writing, Claudia likes spending time with her family, taking long walks, going to the theater and watching contemporary dance - her favorite dancer is Akram Khan.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 80 Pages
ISBN: 9781682973103
Size: 8.3 in x 9.4 in / 210.82 mm x 238.76 mm