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boy"s book of rocks and fossils. by Idrisyn Oliver Evans

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Published by Burke .
Written in English

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Number of Pages144
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Open LibraryOL18842839M

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A great book for the start of a unit. Rocks, Fossils & Arrowheads (Take Along Guides) is one of a series of books that has added a lot to our home library. My boys love reading about life sciences and nature. This book, with it's wonderful images (although I do prefer real images), is . BK3 Peterson Field Guide - Rocks and Minerals by Frederick H. Pough - This book covers in depth most minerals, their composition and formations, how to identify them as well as how and where they form and has 64 pages of color pictures and descriptions of minerals. It measures 4 1/2"x 7"; pages. Fossil by Bill Thomson is a picture book about a boy and his dog who discover a fossil while visiting the beach. The boy's imagination runs wild and the fossils come alive! As the prehistoric creatures come to life, he has to figure out how he's going to get everything back to normal again/5. A book all about rocks and minerals, in the expert reader strand. Much more than a simple spotters' guide! ROCKS AND MINERALS will enthrall young rock enthusiasts with amazing information about how rocks help us understand Earth and our own history, from early fossils to the treasure troves of pirates and the building of spacecraft. Superb artwork shows what is happening out of sight beneath.