WorldCat Identities

Pellant, Chris

Overview
Works: 64 works in 310 publications in 13 languages and 13,438 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Identification guides  Pictorial works  Popular works  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Creator
Classifications: QE431.2, 552
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chris Pellant
Rocks and minerals by Chris Pellant( Book )

55 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives informative descriptions and photographs of more than five hundred specimens of rocks and minerals
Rocks and fossils by Chris Pellant( Book )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations introduce different kinds of rocks and fossils, including how they are formed and where they can be found. Includes activities
The best book of fossils, rocks and minerals by Chris Pellant( Book )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly describes different kinds of rocks and minerals, telling how they are formed, where they are found and their uses and examines what we can learn from fossils
Rocks, minerals & fossils of the world by Chris Pellant( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated guide to the rocks, minerals, and fossils found throughout the world
Collecting gems & minerals : hold the treasures of the earth in the palm of your hand by Chris Pellant( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces gems and minerals, explains how to build and display a collection of these precious stones, and describes a variety of such treasures for identification purposes
Fossils of the world by Chris Pellant( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how fossils are formed and areas where you can find then near your home. Includes more than 12 easy-to-do science projects
Crystals and gemstones by Chris Pellant( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With simple text and color pictures this book introduces the reader to crystals and gemstones
Fossils by Chris Pellant( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Learn how fossils form, and find out what these traces of ancient life tell us"--Page 4 of cover
Rocks by Chris Pellant( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an introduction to rocks, discussing how they are formed, where they are found, the three basic types of rock, and how to start a rock collection
Minerals by Chris Pellant( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Learn about the different types of minerals, each with its own special characteristics"--Page 4 of cover
Earthscope : a comprehensive survey of the processes that shape our planet, as revealed by the latest scientific theories and up-to-the minute technology by Chris Pellant( Book )

16 editions published between 1900 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captivant ouvrage rédigé par une douzaine d'experts en sciences de la terre. Les divers chapitres sont subdivisés en sections couvrant, dans la majorité des cas, une double page. Le texte est rigoureux, tout en restant accessible; l'illustration est remarquable. [SDM]
The earth( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores different aspects of the Earth, including its crust, plates, rocks, oceans, deserts, and climate
Quartz and other minerals by Chris Pellant( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces a set of minerals that includes quartz, explaining how they are formed, what their properties are, and what they are used for
Sandstone and other sedimentary rocks by Chris Pellant( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the set of sedimentary rocks that includes sandstone, explaining how they are formed, what their properties are, and what they are used for
Marble and other metamorphic rocks by Chris Pellant( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents different types of metamorphic rock and attempts to explain how they are formed
Granite and other igneous rocks by Chris Pellant( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the reader to different types of volcanic rock
The complete book of rocks and minerals by Chris Pellant( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive introduction explains how and where to find rocks and minerals, and makes identification of specimens simple
An illustrated guide to fossils by Chris Pellant( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and French and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un outil de référence et un beau livre pour apprendre à connaître et reconnaître les différents spécimens de fossiles, leur environnement, à les chercher et surtout à les respecter
Fossils : a photographic field guide by Chris Pellant( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated with colour photographs, this guide covers the classifications of fossils, with over 190 fossils featured. It gives information for each fossil including its genus name, the identifying characteristics of the genus, and its maximum or average size
1000 facts on rocks & minerals by Chris Pellant( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover the world of rocks and minerals -- Mohs' hardness scale, fossil fuels, rock formation, and gems are all explained and accompanied by stunning photographs and artwork."--Back cover
 
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Rocks and minerals
Alternative Names
Pelants, Kriss

Pellant, Chris M.

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Rocks and fossilsThe best book of fossils, rocks and mineralsRocks, minerals & fossils of the worldCollecting gems & minerals : hold the treasures of the earth in the palm of your handFossils of the worldCrystals and gemstonesFossilsRocks