Rocks And Minerals is an in-depth look at the ground beneath our feet. Topics are presented through charming and adorable illustrations, and paired with basic information told from a first person perspective. 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, the information is understandable, interesting and cute. It's not what you expect out of a science primer. Paperback by Simon Basher and Dan Green. 128 pages, for ages 9-12.