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8yo reviews "The Rock & Gem Book"

I am always on the lookout for great learning resources for my 8-year-old who loves to learn. DK Canada has some of the best resources out there, in my opinion, and The Rock & Gem Book is no exception. The book offers vibrant photographs, an easy-to-use format and reams of information on all things related to rocks and minerals -- including fossils! We had lots of fun exploring this book and I can tell it will have a permanent place on our school/homework reference shelf.

Here's what my 8-year-old had to say in her own words:

I liked this book it is cool. the colours of the gems are so bright.

It was very fun to learn about rocks and gems.

The pink sapphire was my favourite gem.

I give this book a 7 out of ten.

(Trust me, 7/10 is high praise from my tough critic!)

If you are looking to add to your at-home library, this book is definitely worth a look.

CONTEST ALERT! WIN $100 worth of books and more!

DK Canada has recently revamped their website, and it's better than ever. (Check it out here). They are running a contest to find a new design for the banner on their "Explore DK" page!

To enter:

Create an image (hand drawn, collaged, computer created, however you want) that has the words "EXPLORE" and "Go beyond the book" on it. The rest is up to you.

Image should be 1168 x 353 pixels (if digital) or 21 cm x 6.5 cm (if drawn).

Send a file of your banner to general.dkcanada@dk.com with Explore DK Banner Contest in the subject field. Files should be no larger than 500k. Entries must be received by August 15, 2016.

The winner will not only receive bragging rights, but also their Explore DK design will be featured on our Explore DK page for all to see for the month of September. The creator of the winning design will also receive $100 worth of DK books of their choice!

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