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Everything Rocks and Minerals: Dazzling Gems of Photos and Info That Will Rock Your World

Series: National Geographic Kids Everything Series

By: Stephen M Tomecek (Author), Carsten Peter (Contributor)

64 pages, 100 colour photos and colour illustrations

National Geographic Kids

Paperback | Apr 2011 | #217750 | ISBN-13: 9781426307683
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NHBS Price: £6.99 $9/€8 approx

About this book

Everything Rocks and Minerals is packed with dazzling gems of information about sapphires, rubies, fossils, granite, quartz, sandstone, and more! In this hard-to-put down, fun and fascinating introduction to geology, kids will learn how rocks form, what kinds of rocks there are in the world, how to find different kinds of rocks, and how to identify them. From the field anecdotes from geologists and earth scientists and explorers make the information relevant and immediate. Tips from the experts are sprinkled throughout, but at the end of the book, kids will consider themselves the rock experts.



Age Level: 5 to 10 years

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Biography

Author Steve Tomecek is a geologist who teaches teachers how to teach science. He has a full schedule of school visits throughout the year, and in between attends conferences where he actively promotes all of his books. 

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