My Book of Rocks and Minerals: Things to Find, Collect, and Treasure (Hardcover)
A stunning visual reference book for little geologists who love to find fascinating rocks all around them.
Identify colorful 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 scholarly minds. Learn about 64 different types of rocks and minerals, how to tell the difference between them and where to find them. 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 like 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.
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).
"A solid primer that should have many readers looking at the ground in a new light." –Publishers Weekly