Claudia Martin is the author of many children's books and has worked in publishing for over 20 years. Her favourite subjects include geography, history, animals and technology. Recent books published are titles in the My Little Book of... series, History Detectives: London, Makerspace Survival and Robot Pioneers.
Despite being targeted at a younger audience, I feel all children would appreciate these books as it would allow older children to conduct independent research and information retrieval...The text is presented clearly and is easy to read, with clear sub headings allowing the reader to find specific information. The photos used are of high quality and use landscapes from around the world, allowing the children to understand where the rocks could be found. -- The Reading Zone * The Reading Zone * The beautiful photos show these remarkable minerals in all their glory, making identification easy, especially with the useful mineral guide which shows photos and gives a brief explanation of common minerals. The book really helps us to appreciate both the beauty and the practical value of minerals. -- Parents in Touch * Parents in Touch *