This reference book gives detailed information on the skeleton. It has been structured so that the individual themes of each spread make up a complete visual story and a self-contained module of information. It is part of the "Eyewitness Guides" series.
The skeleton is the framework of the body. It supports moves and protects. It allows us to walk run jump and swim. This superb collection of photographs brings its variety complexity and ingenuity of design vividly to life.Starting with the complete human skeleton the book explains how each set of bones functions and examines in detail the construction of the skull the spine and rib cage hands and arms and legs and feet. A wide range of animal bones and skeletons are included to highlight the similarities and differences relative to humans. It also describes what bones are made of and how they grow.Produced in association with the Natural History Museum London Skeleton is a unique and compelling introduction to skeletal structure and mechanics.
Steve Parker is a writer, editor, and consultant specializing in general science and life sciences. He graduated with BSc Honours First Class and is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. Steve has written more than 250 books, including The Human Body, Eyewitness Medicine, Eyewitness Human Body and Medicine. He has been shortlisted for prizes ranging from BBC Blue Peter Book of the Year to Times Educational Supplement Information Book of the Year and the Rhone-Poulenc Prize, and won the 2014 BMA Board of Science Award for the Public Understanding of Science, and as of 2018 is a two-time winner of the School Library Information Book award.
DK Eyewitness Guides: Skeleton by Steve Parker
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Dorling Kindersley Ltd
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