My Book of Rocks and Minerals : My Book of Rocks and Minerals
Publication Date: 3 July 2017
A perfect first book for any child interested in starting their own rock and mineral collection, this is a fantastic introduction to the world of rocks, gems, and minerals.
Children will learn all about where rocks and minerals come from, what a fossil is, and how they can go about starting their own rock collection, as well as how to identify any rocks they find. From amethyst to sandstone, common rocks and minerals are shown alongside fun facts and simple bite-sized chunks of information. A "Which mineral have you got?" section allows children to find and match rocks and gems in their collection to those in the book.
With over 40 key rocks and minerals to discover, My Book of Rocks and Minerals is an absolute must-have for budding geologists aged 5 and up.
About the Author
Dorling Kindersley (DK) is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 62 languages. It is part of Penguin Random House, a consumer publishing company jointly owned by Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA and Pearson PLC. Bertelsmann owns 53% of the company and Pearson owns 47%.
Established in 1974, DK publishes a range of titles in genres including travel (including Eyewitness Travel Guides), arts and crafts, business, history, cooking, gaming, gardening, health and fitness, natural history, parenting, science and reference. They also publish books for children, toddlers and babies, covering such topics as history, the human body, animals and activities, as well as licensed properties such as LEGO, Disney and DeLiSo, licensor of the toy Sophie la Girafe. DK has offices in New York, London, Munich, New Delhi, Toronto and Melbourne.