National Geographic Kids Little Kids First Big Book of Rocks, Minerals and Shells by Moria Rose Donohue zoom in


National Geographic Kids Little Kids First Big Book of Rocks, Minerals and Shells by Moria Rose Donohue

Get ready to be dazzled! This lively book introduces a fascinating variety of Earth's rocks, minerals, gemstones, fossils, and shells - from granite to gold, marble to malachite, and conchs to clams.

Discover how rocks are formed, the three kinds of rocks, and the difference between rocks and minerals. Learn how rocks and minerals are used in art, architecture, industry, and science. Then journey to the oceans to explore seashells and the amazing animals that once inhabited them. 

Packed with more than 200 stunning photos, including close-ups of each specimen, this colorful book showcases breathtaking natural sites such as the Giant's Causeway and human-built structures such as the Great Wall of China. 

  • Hardcover
  • Ideal for ages 4-8 years old
  • Filled with fun facts 
  • Designed for interactive learning
  • Colorful photos
  • 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 10"H x 10"W

ISBN: 9781426372223

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