Bones: Skeletons and How They Work by Steve JenkinsBones: Skeletons and How They Work by Steve Jenkins

Bones: Skeletons and How They Work

bySteve JenkinsIllustratorSteve Jenkins

Hardcover | August 1, 2010

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This book is far from skinny! It's the definitive nonfiction titles about human and animal bones, delivered with in-your-face accuracy and intrigue. In this visually driven volume, prepared with cut-paper illustrations, kids come face-to-face with some head-to-toe bony comparisons, many of them shown at actual size. Here you'll find the differences between a man's hand and that of an elephant's leg paired with the feather-light femur of a stork; and rib-tickling info about snakes and sloths. How many bones in the whole human body? Kids find out when they open one of the three giant gatefold spreads that reveal the hard (yet enjoyable) truths about the bony insides of Earth's many creatures.
Steve Jenkins is the creator of many acclaimed books for children. He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor Award, a New York Times "Ten Best Illustrated" citation, and a Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for Nonfiction. The press has praised Steve for delivering "science at its most inviting: and has said his work is "a breathtaking tour d...
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Title:Bones: Skeletons and How They WorkFormat:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 11.28 × 9.26 × 0.38 inPublished:August 1, 2010Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545046513

ISBN - 13:9780545046510

Appropriate for ages: 7

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