DK Rocks and Minerals

£9.99

From rough rocks to glittering crystals and everything in between, this stunning collection of facts and photos leaves no stone unturned. Did you know that every rock is a combination of one or more minerals? And that marble was first used in ancient Greece but still forms deep underground as you read this? Or that vibrant paints can be made from minerals, while some precious metals can grow in twisting shapes? Almost 20,000 meteorites land on our planet every year, but what does a space rock actually look like? Find out how to spot minerals and fossils, discover how crystals grow, and what you need to start your own collection.

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Description

From volcanic rocks and shiny gemstones to colourful minerals and ancient marble, this is your geological museum in a book.

Perfect for younger readers, and packed with pictures, stories, at-a-glance info-graphics, and so much more, let this be your expert guide to the rocks beneath our feet and the minerals they contain.

Explore the world of rocks and minerals with this geology book for kids. It includes:

– The perfect introduction to a subject that fascinates children and ties in with a key school topic
– Fresh new look with updated photography, fun diagrams, and new “eyewitness” features
– Updated information by expert consultants in the field of geology
– A unique visual approach that immerses children on every page and an added wall chart is full of facts and images

From rough rocks to glittering crystals and everything in between, this stunning field guide for children leaves no stone unturned! Find out how rocks and minerals are used – from the graphite in pencils to the use of coal for electricity generation. Learn the secrets of ancient fossils and how new rocks are made. Discover how crystals grow, and what you need to start your own collection.

Packed with incredible facts about rocks and minerals and written in easy-to-grasp text, this children’s educational book will help cultivate the geologists of tomorrow. New photography makes the rocks and minerals pop, revealing their colour and texture, while the text gives all the information and data to turn budding rock collectors into experts!

With a groundbreaking visual approach and clear, child-friendly text, DK Eyewitness books have been a trusted favourite for parents, teachers, and school-age children since 1985. Now with an exciting makeover, this popular series has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers!

Additional information

Weight 0.619 kg
Dimensions 28.8 × 22.4 × 1.3 cm
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Cover

Other

Pages

72

Language

English

Edition

Revised edition

Dewey

552 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J