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Inside in

X-Rays of Nature's Hidden World

Jan Paul Schutten, Arie Van 't Riet (Illustrator), Laura Watkinson (Translator)

Hardcover

List Price: 19.95*
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Description

A perfect book for STEM learning: Kids ages 8-12 will love these creepy X-Rays of bugs, reptiles, mammals, and more

A Smithsonian Magazine Best Children's Book of the Year

Using incredible X-ray techniques, Inside In displays creatures and their natural habitats in a never-before-seen way. Kids will learn the awesome answers to questions like:

  • What does a bee look like under its furry coat?
  • How does a seahorse protect itself with armor and a skeleton?
  • How does a tree frog use its eyes to swallow?

This visually stunning and highly original book is perfect for keeping kids engaged during home-schooling and online learning:

  • X-ray images are cool and fun to look at
  • Simple text helps kids understand the animals and plants in each image.
  • Pops of neon colors make animals and plants come to life.

Greystone Kids, 9781771646796, 136pp.

Publication Date: October 10, 2021



About the Author

Jan Paul Schutten has been writing children's nonfiction books since 2003. His books are popular and critically acclaimed; he has won several awards including the Gouden Griffel (Golden Stylus) for his book Children of Amsterdam. Arie van 't Riet is a Dutch artist and medical physicist who uses X-ray equipment to create "bioramas"--X-ray portraits of animals and plants. While teaching the physics of radiation and radiation safety, he became interested in the application of low-energy X-rays to capture delicate objects. Arie van 't Riet is "inspired by the unbelievable beauty of nature... and its wonderful complexity."