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DK Eyewitness Books

Skeleton: Discover the Evolution, Structure, and Functions of Bones

Steve Parker


List Price: 16.99*
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Discover the story of human and animal skeletons—their evolution, structure, and function with DK Eyewitness Books: Skeleton. The skeleton is the framework of the body as it supports, moves, and protects us. It examines in detail the construction of the skull, spine and rib cage, hands, arms, legs, and feet and comapres us to the bones of birds, reptiles, fish, and mammals. Learn about the 206 different bones and how they function in you! 

The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.

DK Children, 9780756607272, 72pp.

Publication Date: August 2, 2004

About the Author

Steve Parker is the author of more than 300 titles of children's and adult nonfiction. Before becoming a freelance writer, he worked at the Natural History Museum in London and as a managing editor at DK. His books include Eyewitness: Fish, Eyewitness: Electricity, Eyewitness: Seashore, The Human Body Book, and The Encyclopedia of Sharks.