The Bones Book & Skeleton
1991. Stephen Cumbaa. The lively booklet tells how bones grow, fit, fuse, and sometimes break. It explains why we start out with over 800 bones and end up with 206 when we finish growing. Also discusses the heart, brain, and lungs. Filled with projects, the book comes with a 12", 25-piece plastic skeleton to assemble. The finished skeleton stands on display in its own clear, museum-style plastic case. 64 pages, soft cover. ages 6-12.