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Earth Rocks: Sedimentary Rocks

Richard Spilsbury

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Earth Rocks, For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, Interest age: from c 9 years, Prose: non-fiction, Soil science, sedimentology

This series explains how the rocks found on the Earth's surface have formed over millions of years.

This book takes a journey inside the layers of sedimentary rock to find out more about the rocks that have covered our planet for millions of years. Read about how these rocks form through compaction and lithification, and how weathering and erosion destroy them.

EARTH ROCKS: SEDIMENTARY ROCKS covers topics such as the many kinds of sedimentary rock, rock identification, and fossils. The text also explores how people use sedimentary rocks, and where on Earth the most beautiful examples are found. Stunning photographs, sidebars, and fact boxes further enhance the learning experience.

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