It's True! - Your Bones are Stronger Than Concrete by Diana Lawrenson
  

Synopsis

It's True! - Your Bones are Stronger Than Concrete by Diana Lawrenson

Pssst! It's true! This is the best book on bones you'll ever read! Did you know that Santa Claus once punched a bishop? Have you heard of weaver's bottom and housemaid's knee? What's an ossuary? Bone up on bunions, explore X-rays, find your femur. Knuckle down to the facts on people who picnic in graveyards. Discover how experts find murder clues in dry bones, and why we can't wag our tails. Seek out the secrets of skulls and skeletons

Reviews

'the It's True!nonfiction series...must surely be the funkiest, [most] attention-grabbing titles on any bookshelf...loads of utterly fascinating information and trivia delivered in a most engaging flip style. Great fun yet authoritatively researched...simply irresistible.'

, 2005'humorous pictures bring delightful interpretations to many aspects of the book...interesting facts, figures and photographs along with cartoons which really liven the pace...would bring excitement to the reluctant reader.'Ruth Jones, Larapinta PS, NT

About the Author

Diana Lawrenson has written several award winning non-fiction books for kids. She trained as a nurse and a midwife and lived for a while in the Solomon Islands where she had adventures with cyclones, earthquakes and crocodiles. She is the author of Inside the Australian Ballet and Guide Dogs: From Puppies to Partners , as well as a previous It's True! book, Your hair grows 15 kilometres a year .

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages
Interest Age: From 8

Author

Diana Lawrenson
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Publisher

Allen & Unwin Children's Books an imprint of Allen & Unwin

Publication date

1st June 2007

ISBN

9781741147322


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