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Earth Cycles: Rocks explores fossils, minerals and soil to explain what rocks are and how they form and reform over time. From volcanoes to riverbeds, discover why rocks are so important to our planet.
What are rocks? Inside the Earth The life cycle of a rock Volcanoes Making igneous rocks Rocks under water Sedimentary rocks Folding and faulting Re-made rocks Weathered rocks Erosion Soil Rocks and people Glossary Further reading and websites Index
Jillian Powell has an MA in English from Cambridge University and an M.Phil in Art History from the Courtauld Institute, London. She is an experienced writer of children's fiction and non-fiction, and has written on many social issues.