Bones: Our Skeletal System

Bones: Our Skeletal System

by Seymour Simon


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Bones: Our Skeletal System by Seymour Simon

Award winning author Seymour Simon continues his fantastic journey through the human body with this stunning new addition. In Bones, youngsters will discover the amazing facts about the two hundred and six bones that make up their skeletons, ranging from the smallest, most intricate bones in their feet and hands to the largest, strongest bones in their legs. Blending spectacular full-color photographs and clear, concise text, Bones offers an intriguing look at human body.

Seymour Simon is the author of over one hundred fifty science books for children, including The Heart, Our Solar System and Lightning. He is the recipient of many awards honoring the body of his work, among them the Washington Post/Children¹s Book Guild Award; the Eva L. Gordon Award, presented by the American Nature Study Society; the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature, presented by the New York Library Association; and the Hope S. Dean Memorial Award, presented by the Foundation for Children's Books. He lives in Great Neck, New York.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780688177218
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/28/2000
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,238,327
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.00(d)
Lexile: 1000L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 10 Years

About the Author

Seymour Simon has been called “the dean of the [children’s science book] field” by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children’s science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Columbia County in Upstate New York. You can visit him online at, where students can post on the “Seymour Science Blog” and educators can download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Join the growing legion of @seymoursimon fans on Twitter!

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