Author(s): Gabrielle Balkan
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!
Gabrielle Balkan is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn, New York. Her books include the acclaimed The 50 States, which was followed by The Dog Rules, a Scholastic Book Fairs bestseller. Before becoming a full-time writer, Gabrielle was a book buyer, commissioning editor, and the director of communications for City and Country School. 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.