100 Facts Fossils is a fascinating illustrated children's book, presenting the world of fossils in stunning detail for 7-10 year olds. Discover how fossils are formed, how and why they are excavated, what they tell us about ancient life on Earth, fossil hot spots and famous fossil hunters. Exactly 100 facts accompanied by revealing photographs and detailed artwork will challenge children, acting as an incentive as they make their way through the book. Projects to make and do, amazing facts and cartoons add an extra element of fun. Add a detailed index, and 100 Facts is a perfect introduction to this intriguing topic. Topics covered: Recreating the past, What are fossils?, Fossils in myth and legend, Fossils get scientific, How fossils form, Mould and cast fossils, Special preservation, Fossils from jelly, Fossils and time, Working out dates, How many years ago?, Fossil-hunting takes off, Famous hot spots, Looking for fossils, At the dig, Cleaning up fossils, On display, Fossils come alive, Stealing and faking, Famous fossils.