Igneous Rocks by Richard Spilsbury
  

Synopsis

Igneous Rocks by Richard Spilsbury

This photographic book looks at igneous rock, one of the three main rock types. It explores how it is formed through the cooling and solidification of fiery orange magma or lava that explodes from volcanoes. This book covers important Earth science concepts and the different kinds of igneous rocks, how identify them by their physical properties, and what clues they offer about our planet's past. The text also clues readers in on the ways we can use this tough rock as a resource, and how people living near volcanoes can benefit from living in a volcanic environment. Sidebars, fact boxes, and interesting photos supplement the texts information-rich content.

About the Author

Richard Spilsbury has worked in educational publishing for more than 20 years and has written on a variety of subjects, from climate change and food and farming to art history and design.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Richard Spilsbury
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Publisher

Wayland an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

13th October 2016

ISBN

9781526302052


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