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This Little Pebble

Written by Anna Claybourne

Illustrated by Sally Garland

This Little Pebble Synopsis

This Little Pebble begins with a child finding a small, forgotten pebble in his pocket. It uses this simple premise as a jumping-off point to explore what rocks are, where they come from and how fundamental they are to life here on Earth. For readers aged six and up, This Little Pebble uses beautiful artwork to show the rich diversity of rocks all around us, with friendly, narrative text by award-winning children's writer Anna Claybourne making the book feel like a journey. It explores topics as fascinating and as wide-ranging as Earth's formation, the rock cycle, volcanoes and earthquakes, where precious stones come from and what fossils are. It also provides great support for for the topic of rocks in both the geography and science curriculum.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781445149684
Publication date: 31st January 2017
Author: Anna Claybourne
Illustrator: Sally Garland
Publisher: Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 48 pages

About Anna Claybourne

Anna Claybourne has written over 150 children's books on all kinds of subjects, from sharks, black holes and splitting the atom to how to draw, Shakespeare's life, and Greek myths and legends. She knows a lot about conservation in the rain forests of Costa Rica as she once volunteered there for three months. She likes space, sewing and music, plays the trombone and loves going camping. Sally Garland was raised in the Highlands of Scotland and now lives in Glasgow with her partner and son. Her colourful, quirky and whimsical illustrations are perfect for children's books, and the observation of childhood ...

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