ZigZag (Hardcover)

The Bones You Own

By Becky Baines

National Geographic Children's Books, 9781426304101, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 10, 2009

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Library Binding (2/10/2009)

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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.