Whose Bones?: An Animal Guessing Game Gabrielle Balkan and illustrated by Sam Brewster

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The bold illustrations and humorous text of this board book, printed at the perfect size for the little hands of children aged 2-4, help children to learn all about the bones in their own bodies through guessing games and by comparing their bones to those in animals

Set up as a guessing game with visual and narrative clues, Whose Bones? invites the youngest readers to examine six animal skeletons and guess to whom they belong. The answers are provided in vibrant, foldout reveals, each accompanied by read-aloud text that explains why each animal's bones and bodies are so special. This playful, informative introduction to bones for the youngest readers has been created by the author and illustrator team behind the global bestseller Book of Bones.


  • Format: Board Book
  • Size: 207 x 165 mm (8 1/8 x 6 1/2 in)
  • Pages: 28 pp
  • Illustrations: 28 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9781838661519

Gabrielle Balkan is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn, New York. Her books include the acclaimed Book of Bones, Book of Flight, and The 50 States atlas series.

Sam Brewster is an award-winning freelance illustrator, photographer, and filmmaker based in London. The acclaimed Book of Bones was his first children's book.

"A playful, funny and informative introduction to bones for the youngest readers." – Absolutely Mama

“An excellent and even playful introduction to the skeletal system of both human – and animalkind.” – Kirkus Starred Review

“Budding archaeologists or young children with curious minds will love learning about the anatomy of their favorite animals, such as blue whales and chimpanzees...Balkan creates an interactive experience. – School Library Journal