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By Dianna Hutts Aston

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 pretty and informative creation to the attention-grabbing global of rocks.

From astounding blue Lapis Lazuli to volcanic Snowflake Obsidian, an immense number of rocks are showcased in all their beauty. Poetic in voice and stylish in layout, this e-book introduces an array of evidence, making it both excellent for school room sharing and kin analyzing.

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Booklist —Publishers Weekly, starred review Publishers Weekly, “Off the Cuff” Award, Honorable Mention for Best Nonfiction Treatment of a Subject AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books New York Public Library’s 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Association of Children’s Librarians (ACL) Distinguished Books Junior Library Guild Premiere Selection A Seed Is Sleepy “. . ” —School Library Journal, starred review “. . ” —Booklist A Butterfly Is Patient “. . ” —Publishers Weekly, starred review “.

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