Overview

Turn a day on the beach or a seaside holiday stroll into a treasure hunt with this lovely little guide to identifying pebbles. 
Pebble spotting is one of life’s simple joys. There’s nothing quite like searching the rocks on a beach until that special one catches your eye – a perfect shape, a gorgeous colour, an intriguing pattern.
But what is it? Use this beautifully illustrated little guide to find out, and to discover your pebble’s fascinating life story and secrets. It could be even more special than you thought...
 
Geologist and passionate pebble spotter Clive Mitchell has created a charming and wonderfully browsable book that is a perfect companion to a day out or  holiday, or an idle moment at home.
 
This book contains entries on 40 different types of pebble, complete with detailed facts about the composite rock’s structure and where to find them, with examples including:
Flint
Feldspar veins
Spotted slates
Serpentinite
Granite ovoids
The rare rhomb porphyry - the holy grail of pebble hunting
 
The book includes a space to ruminate on your own findings, taking note of the treasures that you pick up along the way and discovering the secrets of the  stones beneath your feet. 
 
The Pebble Spotter’s Guide is the perfect introduction to everything you didn’t know there was to know about the mindful pleasure of pebble spotting and  the wonder of pebbles. Simply sit on a beach or next to a stream for 10 minutes and find amazing treasures at your feet; there is much to discover.
Beautifully illustrated with over 40 pebbles that you can find on beaches, shores or paths.
 
The perfect book for this simple, nostalgic pleasure - where science meets mindfulness.
 
Includes little features on the joys of pebbles - including pebble poetry, art, folklore, skimming pebbles.
Written by geologist and passionate pebble spotter.
Transforms any walk into a treasure hunt.
SKU: 50058013
Format: Hardback
Author: Clive Mitchell
Dimensions: H15.6 x W12.3 x D3cm
ISBN: 9781911657514
No. of Pages: 112

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