From azurite to zircon
Trilobites, the prehistoric bug-like animals that lived on the sea floor, had compound eyes made from crystals of calcite.
This is the second book in our nature series, following a book about trees of Laos. Nature is indeed fascinating, and these short introductory books aim to fuel the curiosity of children with interesting facts like that, so they'll be eager to learn more.
by Uncle Sasha
This book was made possible with support from the Planet Wheeler in Australia. Thank you!
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