Neanderthal Book and Skeleton

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Workman Publishing Company, Incorporated, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Introducing a caveman for kids. Following the enormous success of The Bones Book & Skeleton comes the Neanderthal Book & Skeleton, combining kids' love for bones with their curiosity about prehistoric life. Neanderthal transports kids back to the Stone Age. The 12-inch, 25-piece skeleton reveals the differences and similarities between modern humans and this early species. Included are replicas of a bone flute and flint-point spearhead. The full-color book is a fascinating guide to what we know about the Neanderthals, weaving together the methods of scientific deduction with projects and activities. Suitable for ages 7 and up.

135,000 copies in print.

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Stephen Cumbaa is a research scientist at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa.

BARBARA HEHNER is the author of many children' s books, including The Spirit of Canada: Canada' s Story in Legends, Fiction, Poems and the Ice Age Animals series. She began writing over 20 years ago, entering into a partnership with David Suzuki. Together they wrote six children' s science and activity books, starting with Looking at Plants. Barbara Hehner lives in Toronto with her family.

Award-winning illustrator Kim LaFave has illustrated many books for children including Big Ben, We'll All Go Sailing, We'll All Go Flying and the early readers Emma's Emu, Andrew's Magnificent Mountain of Mittens and Andrew - Catch That Cat!. Kim lives with his family in Roberts Creek, British Columbia.

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