Fossils for Kids
Finding, Identifying, and Collecting
Dan R. Lynch
Start Your Fossil Collection with This Simple Guide!
As incredible as it sounds, fossils are all around us, waiting to be discovered. Become a young paleontologist. Learn to find, identify, and even collect the petrified forms of ancient organisms. Dan R. Lynch, author of many field guides, presents an introduction to paleontology in this easy-to-understand guide.
Begin by learning about the early Earth and the process of fossilization. That’s followed by an identification guide to the most common and collectible fossils: crinoids, snail shells, shark teeth, and more. With full-color photographs, illustrations, and range maps, you’ll always know what to look for and where to look. A “how to” section includes the details your family needs to begin a successful fossil hunt.
As an added bonus, you’ll get information on everything from rock shop fossils and rules of collecting to dinosaur fossils and more. Dan will even share tips on what to do with your fossil collection. This fun guide has everything you need. It’s engaging and informative as it starts children on a path toward becoming successful rock, mineral, and fossil collectors!