This twenty-sixth book in the fantastic It's True! series takes a squiz at skeletons large and small - what bones are for, how they grow and repair themselves, what happens to them when we die.
Diana Lawrenson has written several award winning non-fiction books for kids. She trained as a nurse and a midwife and lived for a while in the Solomon Islands where she had adventures with cyclones, earthquakes and crocodiles. She is the author of Inside the Australian Ballet and Guide Dogs: From Puppies to Partners , as well as a previous It's True! book, Your hair grows 15 kilometres a year .