WorldCat Identities

Pellant, Chris

Overview
Works: 65 works in 304 publications in 12 languages and 13,463 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Guidebooks  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 )

50 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,359 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 1,313 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
Rocks, minerals & fossils of the world by Chris Pellant( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated guide to the rocks, minerals, and fossils found throughout the world
The best book of fossils, rocks and minerals by Chris Pellant( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 825 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
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 773 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 )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 612 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 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 590 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 559 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 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Learn about the different types of minerals, each with its own special characteristics"--Page 4 of cover
My best book of fossils, rocks and minerals by Chris Pellant( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces different kinds of rocks and minerals, describing how they are formed, where they are found and their uses. Also examines what can be learned from fossils found in rocks. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
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 293 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 287 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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 236 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 229 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 227 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 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the reader to different types of volcanic rock
Fossils : a photographic field guide by Chris Pellant( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and French and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title offers a new, reformatted and updated edition of this popular title which is suitable for experts and armchair enthusiasts alike. Easy to use, highly informative and illustrated throughout with amazing colour photographs, this title covers all classifications of fossils, with more than 190 fossils from around the world. Information given for each fossil includes its genus name, the main identifying characteristics of the genus, its maximum or average size, information about its occurrence, and general information pertaining to either the genus or the particular specimen featured. A quick reference guide to the geological range of each genus is also included in the form of an icon, which sits beside each genus name. Box features are peppered throughout the book, providing information on a number of topics relevant to a featured fossil's family or order. A geological timescale is also provided, to help the reader to gain a sense of temporal perspective, and also to complete the identification process
The complete book of rocks and minerals by Chris Pellant( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 188 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 179 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
 
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Rocks and minerals
Alternative Names
Pelants, Kriss

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Rocks and fossilsRocks, minerals & fossils of the worldThe best book of fossils, rocks and mineralsCollecting gems & minerals : hold the treasures of the earth in the palm of your handFossils of the worldCrystals and gemstonesFossilsRocks