Eyewitness Fossil

Author DK
Contributions by Paul David Taylor
Hardcover
$16.99 US
8.81"W x 11.31"H x 0.44"D  
On sale Dec 05, 2023 | 72 Pages | 978-0-7440-9207-3
| Grades 6-8
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 mesmerized 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 paleontologists 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.
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK
  • WINNER
    NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies
  • WINNER
    Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
  • WINNER
    Parents' Choice Award
  • WINNER
    Society of School Librarians International (SSLI): Social Studies

Past praise for the DK Eyewitness Books series:

"The folks at DK have almost single-handedly rejuvenated if not reinvented the often moribund world of non-fiction books for children." — Newsweek

"A mini museum between the covers of a book." — The New York Times

"These books' striking visual impact will draw in even the most casual readers." — School Library Journal

About

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 mesmerized 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 paleontologists 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.

Author

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

Awards

  • WINNER
    NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies
  • WINNER
    Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
  • WINNER
    Parents' Choice Award
  • WINNER
    Society of School Librarians International (SSLI): Social Studies

Praise

Past praise for the DK Eyewitness Books series:

"The folks at DK have almost single-handedly rejuvenated if not reinvented the often moribund world of non-fiction books for children." — Newsweek

"A mini museum between the covers of a book." — The New York Times

"These books' striking visual impact will draw in even the most casual readers." — School Library Journal

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