My Book Of Rocks & Minerals

£9.99

A perfect first book for any child interested in starting their own rock and mineral collection, this is a fantastic introduction to the world of rocks, gems, and minerals. Children will learn all about where rocks and minerals come from, what a fossil is, and how they can go about starting their own rock collection, as well as how to identify any rocks they find. From amethyst to sandstone, common rocks and minerals are shown alongside fun facts and simple bite-sized chunks of information. A ‘Which mineral have you got?’ section allows children to find and match rocks and gems in their collection to those in the book.

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Description

A stunning visual reference book for little geologists who love to find fascinating stones around them.

Identify colourful gemstones, sparkly crystals, the toughest rocks and ancient fossils. Packed with fun facts, information and extensive photos all about the rocks and minerals that make up the world around us.

Interactive learning that engages young scholar minds. Learn about 64 different types of rocks and minerals, how to tell the difference between them, and where to find them. Have a dig into all the interesting geological materials from deep space to the deepest caves. You’ll even discover glow in the dark minerals and living gems!

Find out about the stuff our world is made of, and how rocks and minerals form over time. This captivating book introduces children to hands-on science with fun activities such as starting your own impressive rock collection and how to stay safe on your rock finding missions.

Written for kids aged 6 to 9 with bite-sized information and explanations. The easy to understand language gives them a rock-solid foundation for science subjects. The geology book includes the phonetic pronunciation of the rock and mineral names so your little one will sound like a rock expert in no time.

Rockin’ It With Stones And Minerals
Stunning high-quality photographs.
– Inspiring activities for little earth scientists.
– Over 64 types of rocks, their properties, and how they are formed.

Additional information

Weight 0.55 kg
Dimensions 26.3 × 20.2 × 1.3 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

96

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

552 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J