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 interesting international of rocks.

From fabulous blue Lapis Lazuli to volcanic Snowflake Obsidian, an immense number of rocks are showcased in all their attractiveness. Poetic in voice and chic in layout, this ebook introduces an array of evidence, making it both ideal for lecture room sharing and kin studying.

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Booklist A Butterfly Is Patient “. . ” —Publishers Weekly, starred review “. . ” —Library Media Connection, starred review JACK ET ILLUSTRATIONS © 2012 BY SY LVIA LONG. JACK ET DESIGN BY SARA GILLINGHAM.

Y heat b d r nd mar a a e t so h la s cks like phic ro r o m a t me When agma. m y b formed cks are o r S , it cools U O IGNE lcanoes o v h g u hro erupts t ite and magma ke gran li s k c o to r ! rdens in it floats and ha weight, t h g li o is s Pumice pumice. A rock doesn’t hurry. Over thousands of millions of years, it changes from one form to another. This is called the rock cycle. In a process called erosion, a rock is squashed and scraped by glaciers, whirled by waves and rain, and pushed deep into the earth until it turns into magma.

Rdens in it floats and ha weight, t h g li o is s Pumice pumice. A rock doesn’t hurry. Over thousands of millions of years, it changes from one form to another. This is called the rock cycle. In a process called erosion, a rock is squashed and scraped by glaciers, whirled by waves and rain, and pushed deep into the earth until it turns into magma. ” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review “. . ” —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 “.

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