The Pebble in My Pocket A History of Our Earth Meredith Hooper, Chris Coady

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
Paperback / softback 40 pages

ISBN:
9781847807687
Size:
213 x 267 xmm
Published:
5th November 2015
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Interest age: from c 6 years
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Overview

Where do pebbles come from? How were they made? This book tells the story of a pebble, from its origins in a fiery volcano 480 million years ago to a busy, modern landscape. Readers follow the processes of rock formation and erosion that create new pebbles all over the world.

Author

Chris Coady trained in Illustration at Manchester Polytechnic. A freelance illustrator of children's books, he has also worked for design groups in Manchester and London. Meredith Hooper was born in Australia. An Antarctic specialist, she has made several research trips to the continent. In 2000 she was awarded the Antarctica Medal by the US Congress. Her books for Frances Lincoln include The Pebble in my Pocket, which is the only children's book ever to be shortlisted for the Dingle History of Science Book Award.

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