Delve into the depths of the earth to explore the makeup of the world's fascinating outer layer. Readers will unravel the history of rock, identify the minerals that make them, and find out about their different uses, from building materials to pigments for paints and dyes. The formation of fossils is also explained, allowing readers to uncover the fascinating remains of prehistoric animals and plants.
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“An eye-catching introduction to rocks and fossils. Inside, the reader finds many big, colorful, and dramatic photographs.” —Children's Literature
“Overall this eye-catching book will attract casual readers, and offer a starting point for report writers.” —VOYA