My Book of Rocks and Minerals

My Book of Rocks and Minerals

by Devin Dennie

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Overview

Perfect for budding geologists ages 6–9, this colorful reference book delves into more than 100 different types of rocks, minerals, gemstones, crystals, and fossils, explaining what each one is, how it’s formed, and how it’s been utilized throughout history.

My Book of Rocks and Minerals is bursting with amazing stats, handy identification tips, and historical facts about what can be found below the Earth’s surface. Photographic features introduce different geological categories, covering everything from the deepest caves to the farthest reaches of outer space, while high-resolution images offer a closer look at unusual phenomena found underground, like glow-in-the-dark rocks and beautiful gemstones. After they’re finished reading, kids can take their fascination one step further by using the catalog and activity pages provided in the back of the book to help them collect and group rocks, and, in the process, discover how different rock types fit into the world around them.

Entertaining, educational, and highly visual, My Book of Rocks and Minerals gives kids the expert geology knowledge they crave and will have them digging deep to discover all they can about rocks, minerals, gems, and fossils.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781465461902
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 07/11/2017
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 48,400
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Dr. Devin Dennie is writer, producer, and host of the show Geology Kitchen. He received his PhD from the University of Oklahoma in Geology & Geophysics. Dr. Dennie has worked on a large variety of educational television, video, and documentary projects, including Oklahoma Rocks! (2008), RockHounds: The Movie (2005), and North Texas Explorer: Hollywood Comes to Texas (2008).

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