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From the creators of the award-winning An Egg Is Quiet, A Seed Is Sleepy, A Butterfly Is Patient, and A Nest Is Noisy comes this beautiful and informative advent to the attention-grabbing global of rocks.
From brilliant blue Lapis Lazuli to volcanic Snowflake Obsidian, a tremendous number of rocks are showcased in all their elegance. Poetic in voice and chic in layout, this ebook introduces an array of proof, making it both excellent for school room sharing and kinfolk studying.
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Limestone — Pyramids of Giza, Egypt, 4,100 to 4,600 years old k oc r nic , a nd lc vo Isla old r rs er he ot ast yea d E 0 an ai, 75 t o l o M t sa 0 Ba 50 s— Sandstone, dolerite, and others — Stonehenge, England, 3,100 to 5,100 years old Marble — Taj Mahal, India, about 400 years old Marble — “David” by Michelangelo, Italy, about 500 years old Onyx — “Mother and Child” by Isamu Noguchi, United States, about 60 years old Granite — Mt. Rushmore, United States, almost 100 years old limeoal and c e k li rocks, maller NTARY E IM D e into s E S im t r e ded ov then ave ero h , e n gravel, o t d s n a , s , pebble cake of sand s e c ie a layer p e k li r togethe plants.
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