Packed with striking photography, Eyewitness Fossil explores the creatures and plants that lived long ago.
Become an eyewitness to the natural treasures found in rocks in this picture-led reference guide that will take you on a visual tour of all things fossils. Children will be mesmerised by the bones, teeth and plants from long ago that have all been turned to rock.
This beautifully illustrated guide for kids aged 9+ gives an insight into how palaeontologists learn about ancient life forms. Striking photographs, detailed diagrams and lots of examples of fossils help you to learn what can be discovered around the world and why some fossils lead to new discoveries about the past.
Throughout the pages of this newly-revised book on fossils, you can expect to find:
- A fresh new look; new photographs, updated information, and a new “eyewitness” feature.
- Amazing facts, updated diagrams, statistics, and timelines.
- Brand new eyewitness accounts from experts in the field.
Eyewitness Fossil introduces the ultimate guide to how fossils are formed and where they can be found. Children can learn all about which type of early human lived 1 million years ago, see a shell with precious coating and discover similarities between ichthyosaurs and modern-day dolphins. This all-encompassing guide to reptiles is a must-have for curious children aged 9+ with a thirst for learning, as well as teachers, parents and librarians.
So, what’s new?
Part of DK’s best-selling Eyewitness series, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, up to 20 percent new images, including photography and updated diagrams, updated information, and a new “eyewitness” feature with fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.
Explore the series!
Globally, the Eyewitness series has sold more than 50 million copies over 30 years. Travel through the solar system with Eyewitness Space, learn the incredible systems that keep your body functioning with Eyewitness Human Body, take a trip aboard the most famous ship in history with Eyewitness Titanic, or explore one of the most brutal conflicts of the 20th century with Eyewitness World War I.