Gabrielle Balkan: Book of Bones

NOTE: DATE HAS CHANGED FROM FRIDAY, JULY 20TH TO SATURDAY, JULY 21ST

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  • International Literacy Association Teacher's Choice Pick
  • “[Gives] both casual browsers and budding naturalists plenty to gnaw on. . . .A rib-tickling gallery.” - Kirkus
  • “A stylish introduction to how specialized and different bones can be.” - Publisher's Weekly
  • "A visually elegant introduction to evolutionary specialization that's both playful and thought-provoking." — Natural History Magazine
  • "This is a splendid book... An excellent introduction to skeletal anatomy." — Montessori International

 

It's a book of world records... of bones Guess whose bones are the longest, shortest, heaviest, spikiest, and more. With touchable skeletons

Ten record-breaking animal bones are introduced through a series of superlatives set up as a guessing game with clues. Readers examine animals' skeletons and guess to whom they belong; the answers are revealed in vibrant, full-color scenic habitats, with easily understood -- and humorous -- explanations. This entertaining introduction to the connection between animal bones (anatomy) and behavior is playful, relatable, and includes touch-and-feel finishes that bring the bones to life

About the Author

Gabrielle Balkan is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn, New York. Her books include the acclaimed atlas, The 50 States, a NCSS notable book, and its follow-up, 50 Cities. Gabrielle is a former book buyer, commissioning editor, and director of communications. Her work has been published by Harper Collins, Scholastic, and the Whitney Museum of Art. Sam Brewster is an award-winning freelance illustrator, photographer, and filmmaker based in London. He has a roster of prestigious clients around the world, including The New York Times, Guardian, and Creative Review. This is his first children's book.

Event date: 

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Event address: 

714 E Jefferson Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46617
Book of Bones: 10 Record-Breaking Animals Cover Image
By Gabrielle Balkan, Sam Brewster (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780714875125
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Phaidon Press - September 18th, 2017

It's a book of world records... of bones Guess whose bones are the longest, shortest, heaviest, spikiest, and more. With touchable skeletons