A rainbow of rocks — from red to violet and beyond! Eye-popping close-up photos of real, vibrant rocks and minerals in a rainbow of colors are brought to life by lyrical, rhyming text about the many facets of geology. Includes educational notes perfect for STEM learning.
Key Selling Points:
STEM LEARNING: Explore the science of rocks and minerals through a kid-friendly concept — color! Includes a spread of educational endnotes at the end.
DAZZLING COLOR PHOTOS: Stunning up-close photos of real rocks and minerals, including glittering gemstones, fill this book with detail and natural beauty.
ENGAGING TEXT: Rhyming text offers an engaging and accessible approach to geology for young readers.
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Product Dimensions:10 x 9.75 inches
Page Count:24 pages
Age Range:Ages 3-7 years
Awards & Accolades
"the book succeeds in both generating curiosity and intrigue about rocks and minerals through beautiful photos and presenting a basic narrative, clearly written" - Kirkus Reviews
"It is fun to see a color book using something other than everyday items such as food, clothing, or toys" - Youth Services Book Review
About the Contributors
Written by - Kate DePalma
Kate DePalma was born and raised outside Nashville, TN, USA. As Senior Editor at Barefoot Books, she has helped develop dozens of picture books, as well as authoring her own, including those published under her pseudonym, Sunny Scribens. She holds an M.A. in Classics from the University of Texas and is also a published poet and scholar. Kate lives with her husband and daughter in Pennsylvania, USA.