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Description - The Big Book of Bling: Ritzy rocks, extravagant animals, sparkling science, and more! by National Geographic Kids

Feast your eyes on the most briliant bling from around the world in this opulent opus, celebrating irridescent animals, things that glitter and glow, a wealth of shiny wonders, and more lavish luxuries from our planet. Did you know that with its 2,868 diamonds, 273 pearls, 17 sapphires, 11 emeralds, and 5 rubies the British imperial state crown weighs more than a guinea pig? Or if you have $3.5 million to spare you can buy a solid gold toilet? Or that there's a cave in Mexico containing giant crystals that are as long as a school bus?

From upscale splurges to flashy fun in nature, this treasure trove is filled with wonders that will dazzle and delight. Read about how nature struts its stuff with tantalizing tidbits about animals, including a few that literally glitter with irridesence to confuse predators. Or maybe you'll strike it rich after reading about Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas, U.S.A., where anyone can go hunt for sparkling gems. Dig into info about the world's mysterious minerals, gorgeous geodes, and ritzy rocks. Discover extravagant expenditures like Canada's million-dollar solid gold coin. Learn all about the splendid science of diamonds that rain from the sky in space. Get the secret behind glowing bioluminescence. And go back in time to uncover palatial palaces, the riches of royalty, and other ancient treasures.

To show off the lush content in proper fashion, readers will be dazzled by hundreds of fun flashy photos throughout.

Buy The Big Book of Bling: Ritzy rocks, extravagant animals, sparkling science, and more! by National Geographic Kids from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781426335310
Format: Hardback
(302mm x 237mm x 18mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: National Geographic Kids
Publisher: National Geographic Kids
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2019
Country of Publication: United States

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