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Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 48 Vendor: Scholastic Trade Publication Date: 2010 Dimensions: 9.00 X 11.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0545046513 ISBN-13: 9780545046510 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours. Ages: 7-10
Caldecott Honor winner Steve Jenkins presents a fascinating look at the bones of the human body as compared to the bones of animals, and shows them off!
This book is far from skinny -- it's the definitive nonfiction title about human and animal bones, delivered with in-your-face accuracy and intrigue. In this visually driven volume, kids come face-to-face with some head-to-toe boney comparisons, many of them shown at actual size. Here you'll find the differences between a man's hand and that of a spider monkey; the great weight 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 are in the whole human body?
Steve Jenkins is a master at delivering science in accessible fun books that kids, teachers, and librarians love. His honors include the Caldecott Honor Award, a NEW YORK TIMES Ten Best Illustrated citation, a BOSTON GLOBE/HORN BOOK Award for Nonfiction, and several ALA Notables.