Become a young paleontologist. Learn all about ancient lifeforms preserved in rock. Dan R. Lynch, author of many Rocks & Minerals field guides, presents a kids’ introduction to fossils. Whether children see their first fossil at a museum or find their own fossil seashells from an ancient ocean, this easy-to-understand book is a perfect guide for beginners.
Inside You’ll Find
- “How to” section, including details on what to look for and where to look
- The basics of paleontology and how fossils formed
- Rules about what you can and can’t collect
- Identification guide to common and collectible invertebrate fossils, such as trilobites, as well as common rock shop finds