Kate Larkin, the Bone Expert

Kate Larkin, the Bone Expert

By Diane Palmisciano (Illustrator); Lindsey Tate

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), Hardcover, 9780805079012, 80pp.

Publication Date: May 27, 2008


The adventurous and curious Kate Larkin hasn’t given much thought to her bones before—until she breaks one. For Kate, this accident marks the start of a fascinating exploration into the world of science. From X-rays at the hospital to her first days getting used to wearing a cast, Kate recounts the ups and downs of having a broken bone.Her road to recovery is full of interesting people and information, and before long, Kate is riding her bike again, good as new!

About the Author

LINDSEY TATE is the author of Teatime with Emma Buttersnap. Originally from England, Lindsey lives with her family in New York City.

DIANE PALMISCIANO is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including The Dollhouse Magic. She lives in Rhode Island.

Praise For Kate Larkin, the Bone Expert

"Children are always interested in accidents and broken bones and will respond to this straightforward tale." — Kirkus