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Rocks and Minerals: A Gem of a Book! [With Poster]

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Publisher Comments:

Simon Basher is back with another zany primer to science! Following his 3 successful titles on the basics of chemistry, physics, and biology, BASHER SCIENCE: ROCKS AND MINERALS is an in-depth look at the ground beneath our feet. Like his other titles, Basher presents these topics through charming and adorable illustrations and pairs them with basic information told from a first person perspective. He develops a community of characters based on the things that form the foundations of our planet: rocks, gems, crystals, fossils and more. And what's more, he makes it understandable, interesting, and cute. It's not what you expect out of a science primer.

Synopsis:

Using Japanese-influenced cartoon characters as illustrations, the author and illustrator give young scientists basic information about geology.

About the Author

Simon Basher is an artist and designer who has fun playing in the world of contemporary character design. Inspired by a love of simple line work and a rich palette, his characters blend the edge of manga with the cuteness of Hello Kitty.

Dan Green studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University. Since graduating, he has written and edited many popular science titles and humorous books, become the editor of a South American national newspaper, worked as a travel writer, as well as developing and editing the wildly successful Horrible Science magazine collection. He is the “voice” of Bashers bestselling science-made-easy books, and to date has written nine titles in the series.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780753466148
Author:
Green, Dan
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Illustrator:
Basher, Simon
Author:
Basher, Simon
Subject:
Rocks & Minerals
Subject:
Science & Nature - Rocks & Minerals
Subject:
Children s-Geology and Meteorology
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
Series:
Basher Science
Publication Date:
20101231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes full-color illustrations throug
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.34 x 7.26 x 0.69 in
Age Level:
from 10 up to 15

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