The Rock and Gem Book

The Rock and Gem Book

by Dorling Kindersley and Clive Gifford

Hardback Age range: 3 to 5 years old Publication Date: 02/05/2016

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The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils.

This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-colour specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and science.

Including precious metals, rare fossils, tiny gemstones and giant shells, The Rock and Gem Book gives a complete overview of the Earth's naturally occurring marvels and the beautiful objects created from them.

About the Authors
Clive Gifford is an award-winning author of over 150 books for children and adults. These include Eye Benders: The Science of Seeing and Believing, winner of the prestigious Royal Society Young People's Book Prize in 2014. Clive's recent sports titles include The Official Rugby World Cup 2015 Fact File, The Official England Rugby Junior Supporters' Guide and Champions League Factfile, all for Carlton. He is a life-long supporter of Queens Park Rangers.

Dorling Kindersley, also known as DK, is an international publishing company that specializes in illustrated reference books for all ages. It was originally a book-packing company founded by Christopher Dorling and Peter Kindersley in 1974 before changing to being a publisher in 1982. A distinct style of many DK books are illustrations and text on white backgrounds, starting with their first release being a First Aid Manual for the British voluntary medical services.

ISBN:
9780241228135
9780241228135
Category:
Rocks
Age range:
3 to 5 years old
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
02-05-2016
Publisher:
Dorling Kindersley
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Edition:
1st Edition
Pages:
192
Dimensions (mm):
280x221x18mm
Weight:
1.01kg
Dorling Kindersley

Dorling Kindersley, also known as DK, is an international publishing company that specializes in illustrated reference books for all ages.

It was originally a book-packing company founded by Christopher Dorling and Peter Kindersley in 1974 before changing to being a publisher in 1982.

A distinct style of many DK books are illustrations and text on white backgrounds, starting with their first release being a First Aid Manual for the British voluntary medical services.

Clive Gifford

Clive Gifford is an award-winning author of over 150 books for children and adults. Clive is the winner of the prestigious Royal Society Young People's Book Prize in 2014.

Clive's recent sports titles include The Official EURO 2016 Fact File, The Official England Rugby Junior Supporters' Guide and Champions League Fact File, all for Carlton Books. He is a life-long supporter of Queens Park Rangers.

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