Fossils are our key to the far past. Remains or even just traces of life from earlier eras have allowed us to reconstruct various times and places far different from our modern period. The most famous, perhaps, are those fossils that dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures left behind. In this high-interest volume, readers will gain an understanding of different kinds of fossils as well as how scientists locate and uncover them. Eye-popping pictures, succinct fact boxes, and enlightening captions make this beautifully designed book a standout. Future paleontologists will find their curiosity piqued about what fossils are under their own feet!