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Everybody needs a rock by Byrd Baylor

Everybody needs a rock (original 1974; edition 1974)

by Byrd Baylor, Peter Parnall (Illustrator)

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Describes the qualities to consider in selecting the perfect rock for play and pleasure.
Title:Everybody needs a rock
Authors:Byrd Baylor
Other authors:Peter Parnall (Illustrator)
Info:New York : Scribner, [1974]
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Everybody Needs a Rock by Byrd Baylor (1974)


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A low-key, dryly funny book of sensible advice on how to choose your very own rock. I'm not sure it has much to do with geology, other than celebrating the diversity of size, shape, texture, smell, and appearance in the rocks you find as you search, but it's a lovely, slow, solitary sort of book. People who hate solitude will likely find it boring and empty, but I find it redolent of nostalgia (I used to spend a lot of time looking for rocks) and replete with possibility (I may well look for rocks again in the future). ( )
  amaranthe | Nov 3, 2019 |
find a rock but dont tell whats so special about your rock choose it when its quiet
age 3 to 5
  Luckydog123 | Aug 15, 2018 |
This book really rests on its laurels by just giving a straight, artless description of the magic that is factually in rocks and how to catch it. That's all it needs to do. ( )
1 vote MeditationesMartini | Jul 4, 2018 |
Describes the qualities to consider in selecting the perfect rock for play and pleasure
  jhawn | Jul 31, 2017 |
This book gives the reader 10 rules four picking their own special rocks. It guides the reader through all five senses and encourages them to take a closer look at the world around them. There are many different rocks on this planet, and it can be very difficult to tell them apart. This book is an excellent introduction to geology. ( )
  AimeeSword | Feb 14, 2017 |
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