What is our planet made of? Why do volcanoes erupt, and where are fossils found? These and other questions are answered in this engaging, well-researched coloring book. My First Book About Our Amazing Earth explores the scientific facts behind everything from rocks and minerals to earthquakes, tsunamis, the water cycle, mountain formation, and more. Forty-six fun-to-color illustrations with easy-to-read captions make this a perfect introductory science book for children between the ages of 8 and 12. They'll explore peeling layers of rock at Yosemite National Park's Half Dome, trace the eruption of Mount St. Helens, and examine Yellowstone's famous geyser, Old Faithful. Grand Canyon fossils, space rocks, caves, and glaciers are just a few of the many fascinating topics in this entertaining and informative book.