Publication Date: February 5, 2009
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Have the Earth?s minerals helped you out today? You bet! Minerals from underground give us electricity, metal, plastic, and glass. The natural treasures found under our feet are essential in TVs, cars, and even dinosaur bones! This fascinating book uses an ingenious series of pop-ups, tabs, wheels, and fl aps to help curious minds discover and understand the treasures under the Earth, from volcanoes to fossils to precious metals, and how these resources have changed our world. Chock-full of surprising anecdotes and amazing facts, this wonderfully interactive experience promises to make teaching and learning a fun, hands-on activity.
The late Kate Petty was the author of innovative novelty books, including the popular Amazing Pop-Up series. She lived in Cornwall, England.
Jennie Maizels is the illustrator of many children's books, including the Amazing Pop-Up series. She lives with her family in Winchester, England.