Jessica's X-ray

Author(s): Pat Zonta

Kids Non-fiction

Featuring six real x-rays printed on transparent pages, this is a unique and fun look inside our bodies and the world of x-rays written by a professional x-ray technologist who has worked extensively with children. In the book, young readers follow Jessica - who has broken her arm - as she tours her local hospital seeing x-ray rooms and looking at actual x-ray, CAT-scan, MRI and ultrasound images, she is posed questions about the images which the reader has to try and answer:; Hand; Wrist; Skull Brain; Baby in the Womb; Eyes Nose; Teeth Jaw; These real x-ray images are printed on acetate - authentic x-ray film bound into the book - so readers can see first hand what Jessica sees. An identification key at the end of the book also helps kids pick out bones and muscles on their own.

$12.99(AUD)


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Product Information

Pat Zonta has worked extensively as a Medical Radiation Technologist in children's and teaching hospitals. She is also a writer with a BA in English Literature from McMaster University. Pat lives in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.


Clive Dobson is a versatile artist and illustrator with many books to his credit including Tex and Watersheds. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

General Fields

  • : 9781552975770
  • : Firefly Books Ltd
  • : Firefly Books Ltd
  • : 0.141
  • : January 2002
  • : 205mm X 205mm X 3mm
  • : Canada
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Pat Zonta
  • : Paperback
  • : Clive Dobson
  • : en
  • : 616.0757
  • : 4-8
  • : 27
  • : 14 colour illustrations, 6 bound-in x-ray images