Simple text and exciting photographs place reluctant readers into the world of fossil hunting. This book includes the types of fossils paleontologists find as well as tips for distinguishing between rock and fossil. The purpose and careers of professional hunters are also explained.
Includes glossary, index and online resource (page 31).
Fossil hunters -- History -- Professionals -- Amateurs -- Where to look -- Tools -- Bone or stone? -- Fossil footprints -- Coprolite -- Fossil eggs & nests -- Fossil plants -- Famous fossil finds -- Glossary -- Online resources -- Index.