Rock Collecting for Kids

Rock Collecting for Kids

Experience the thrilling hunt for nature's jewels in this comprehensive guide! Dan R. Lynch, pro in field guides, takes young readers on an exhilarating journey of discovery. This book provides the fundamentals of geology, plus a full-colour ID guide for 75 popular and collectible rocks and minerals. Get tips on how to look and what to bring, as well as safety advice to ensure every rock collecting trip is an adventure. From the basics to the thrill of the hunt, this book is the perfect partner for budding rock collectors and the whole family. Exciting and educational - let's start exploring!

The description on the back reads:

Rock Collecting Is Simple and Fun!

Nature's treasures are just beneath our feet, waiting to be discovered! With this book, you'll experience the excitement of finding, collecting, and identifying rocks and minerals. Dan R. Lynch, author of many field guides, presents an introduction to our amazing Earth with easy-to-understand guidelines for collecting that the whole family will learn from and enjoy.

Inside you'll find

  • "How to" section, including details on what to look for and where to look
  • Geology basics, such as where rocks come from and how Earth's surface changes over time
  • Full-color photographs and ID tips
  • Identification guide to 75 collectible rocks & minerals