The Bones You Own: A Book about the Human Body (Hardcover)

A Book about the Human Body

By Becky Baines

National Geographic Society, 9781426304101, 27pp.

Publication Date: February 10, 2009



Why does a baby have about 350 bones, but his mom just over 200? Why are my bones hidden--not like a skeleton's? And why does Mom say milk is good for my bones?

About the Author

BECKY BAINES is a children's book author and editor. She has written more than 10 books for kids on topics ranging from bones to eggs to spiders and her favorite--dogs. Her titles include Your Skin Holds You In, What's in That Egg?, and An Arctic Tale. Baines lives in Arlington, Virginia, with her awesome dog, Bob Barker.