An easy to use, highly informative guide, illustrated throughout with colour photographs. This title covers all classifications of rocks and minerals and features examples from around the world.
Chris and Helen Pellant are based in North Yorkshire and they began writing books together in the 1980s. They have written a number of earth science books, and also run their own photographic library (www.picsandwords.com). They are keen conservationists, studying and recording everything from plants and lepidoptera to marine life.
Students, nature photographers, and budding geologists will find
this book both easy to use and highly informative. * Library
Perfectly pocket-sized and chock-a-block with full color images accompanied by helpful yet concise explanatory text, this handy little field guide looks to be just the ticket for every naturalist's field kit. -- John E. Riutta * The Well-Read Naturalist *