Rocks and Minerals Ultimate Handbook : The Need-to-Know Facts and Stats on More Than 200 Rocks and Minerals-9780241630648

Rocks and Minerals Ultimate Handbook : The Need-to-Know Facts and Stats on More Than 200 Rocks and Minerals

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Author: Dennie, Dr Devin

Nature, the natural world (Children's/YA)

Published on 2 November 2023 by Dorling Kindersley Ltd (DK Children) in the United Kingdom as part of 'the DK's Ultimate Handbooks' series.

Paperback | 352 pages
270 x 152 x 200 | 730g

Unearth the wonderful world of marvellous minerals, spectacular stones, and glistening gems in this complete guide to Earth's rocks and minerals.

Introducing Rocks and Minerals Ultimate Handbook, the latest title in DK's Ultimate Handbook series which takes you on the journey to discover some of the world's most fascinating rocks, minerals and gemstones of the natural world.

This geology book for kids includes must-know facts and stats about more than 200 rocks, minerals, and gems, teaching all about where these objects come from, what they are made of, their uses, and their unique characteristics. With stats about each featured rock or mineral, including its colours, crystal shapes, and the materials it's made of, this book is ideal for budding geologistsThis fascinating geology book for kids offers: - Thematic pages introducing different topics, including: the rock cycle, fossils, space rocks, birthstones, living gems, and more. - Bold photographs showing more than 200 rocks and minerals in great detail, including natural sites and buildings like Mount Rushmore, the Atacama Desert, and the Taj Mahal.

- Each double page feature includes stat boxes, annotations, and mind-boggling facts to help children become true rockhounds.

With this highly engaging geology book, children can identify different colours, crystal shapes and the materials different rocks are made of. The handbook style format allows children to be introduced to the topic of rocks and minerals in a way that is detailed, without being overwhelming or talking down to them. About the seriesDK's Ultimate Handbook series will spark curiosity and amaze children aged 6+ interested in the world around them. If you liked Rocks and Minerals Ultimate Handbook, then you'll love Animal Ultimate Handbook and learning about the Earth's wildlife, or Dinosaur Ultimate Handbook and exploring the prehistoric world.