Discover the fascinating world of geology with this comprehensive encyclopedia.Full of surprising facts and stunning photographs, this accessible book looks at the rocks that make up our world-from granite mountains to beautiful marble buildings. Fossils and gemstones are also covered in detail, making this the definitive children's guide to understanding the planet beneath our feet. Accessible, entertaining, and authoritative, this comprehensive visual encyclopedia is the perfect introduction to the world of geology for children aged eight and above.
About the Author
Claudia Martin has written extensively for children and young adults. She specializes in books on geology, geography, history, technology, and animals. She has two daughters and lives in London. Chris Jarvis is education officer at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, where he hopes to inspire the next generation of natural scientists. He is a fellow of the Linnean Society and has appeared on TV and radio science shows.