This engaging and educational picture book takes readers on one rock's geological odyssey through time. Gorgeous, full-colour illustrations and a detailed timeline of the rock's journey teaches students about earth science and the geological cycle. Also includes a glossary of geological terms. Children will love this educational tale following the rock from the day it came crashing down to Earth from space through to the times of the dinosaurs and sabre tooth tigers and, finally, the present day.
Diane Nelson Spickert has been a geologist for more than 20 years. She has enjoyed volunteering as a guide for Dinosaur Ridge in Morrison, Colorado, and teaching geology at local elementary schools. Marianne D. Wallace is a natural science illustrator and writer whose work has appeared in over 30 books and publications. She has also been an elementary school science teacher, a botanic garden tour guide, and a writer for the US Forest Service. She lives in the foothills of Southern California.