Skulls!

Skulls!

Debut picture book author Blair Thornburgh and award-winning illustrator Scott Campbell put their heads together to celebrate one of the most important bones in your body: the skull! You probably don?t think much about skulls. So what?s the big deal about them? Well, every head of every person you?ve ever seen has a skull inside. And that includes YOU! This smart, skull-positi Debut picture book author Blair Thornburgh and award-winning illustrator Scott Campbell put...

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Title:Skulls!
Author:Blair Thornburgh
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Genres:Childrens
ISBN:Skulls!
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:32 pages pages

Skulls! Reviews

  • Matt
    Aug 02, 2019
    Cute and informative. I especially like the diagram showing where the different holes are. ...
  • Marya
    Aug 23, 2019
    Very different for a picture book. The art is standard issue expectations (with the clever turtle, cat, and bird skulls mixed in for fun). The text is....somewhat not expected. Sometimes it's silly; sometimes its educating; sometimes it's just ok. I'm not quite sure what to make of it....
  • Tasha
    Aug 25, 2019
    This picture book is a rousing look at your head bones or skull. The book uses clever analogies to allow young children to understand the importance of your skull, such as skulls are ?like a car seat for your brain? in the ways that they keep your brain safe. Skulls have your jaws ...
  • Sarah
    Aug 13, 2019
    Informational but would still work for storytime ...
  • Elizabeth
    Sep 04, 2019
    Good basic information about skulls and how important they are, with slightly morbid but cute illustrations. A real winner! ...
  • Jason
    Sep 04, 2019
    Campbell's illustrations transform 3-star text into a 5-star picture book. They're funny, engaging, and expressive. Wonderful! ...
  • Edward Sullivan
    Jul 28, 2019
    All the things that make skulls so amazingly awesome. ...
  • Alison N
    Aug 17, 2019
    A fun and whimsical take about a part of you that you many not think about too much but is really important. About time our skulls got some much needed praise. ...
  • Erin
    Jul 29, 2019
    An utterly delightful love letter to your skull. A celebration of one small part of the body. ...
  • La Coccinelle
    Jul 26, 2019
    This is a lighthearted look at some of the most important bones in the body: the ones that make up the skull. The playful watercolour illustrations show skulls in all their glory, and the accompanying text explains all about their function. There's a page of cool skull facts at the ...
  • Brandy
    Nov 09, 2018
    A nice intro for young readers to learn about our skull and the importance of them. Includes tidbits at the end. :) ...
  • Syntha Green
    Sep 10, 2019
    Delightfully scientific and fun, love Scott Campbell's illustrations. ...
  • Emma
    Jul 31, 2019
    Having an affinity of my own for osteology, I absolutely adored this book! The illustrations are pitch perfect, too. Wonderfully fun and clever, and informative, too! "Skulls are safe and snug, like a car seat for your brain." "So tell your friends, 'Nice skull. It gives your face a go...
  • KC
    Aug 09, 2019
    An informative and approachable look at our skulls. Although a bit repetitive at times, this book has a unique way of discussing ones anatomy. ...
  • Michelle
    Aug 08, 2019
    Skulls are way cooler than I ever gave them credit for. And definitely not scary :) ...
  • Becky
    Jul 18, 2019
    This was really a super fun book. Silly AND informative. And I really liked the illustration style. ...
  • Erin Buhr
    Aug 27, 2019
    I had a smile on my face the whole time I was reading SKULLS! This book is so much fun. It is a celebration of skulls - the "car seats for our brains" and all of the interesting reasons why they're awesome and not scary. I love how the author challenges the way society thinks about sku...
  • Jennifer
    Sep 09, 2019
    Yay skulls! Good back-matter. ...
  • Margaux
    Jul 23, 2019
    I mean, of course I love this book and of course I'll be buying it for everyone I know. Please ship 100 copies pronto. ...
  • Kate Buechler
    Sep 02, 2019
    Perfection ...
  • Garrett
    Sep 12, 2019
    Seems like odd subject matter for children, but I suppose the skull IS underrated. ...
  • Ana Gutierrez
    Jul 30, 2019
    This was both entertaining and informative. ? ...
  • Judy Ripke
    Jul 13, 2019
    This book is such a fun way to teach about the skull and its importance in the human body. I will use it with my first graders. ...
  • Sam
    Sep 09, 2019
    "Skulls hold your teeth in place... until they don't." This book is super adorbs! ...
  • Raven Black
    Feb 20, 2019
    Illustrations weak but that's most likely to stop the "scary" of skulls. The text is very simple science. Good facts in the afterwards ...
  • kati
    Aug 19, 2019
    hmmm, reminds me of the lyrics of a song that a children's librarian probably shouldn't admit to loving... ...
  • Angela
    Sep 16, 2019
    SKULLS ARE COOL! Want to know just how cool? Check out this adorably illustrated nonfiction book that is great for all ages. ...
  • Sabrina
    Aug 21, 2019
    Really cute picture book! I thought it was going to be a a Halloween-y book but I was not disappointed when I finished it! The art style is right up my alley! ...
  • Abigail
    Jul 31, 2019
    Author Blair Thornburgh and illustrator Scott Campbell team up in this lighthearted, educational look at skulls. Although sometimes seen as scary, this important part of the body provides a safe home for our brains, and a shape for our faces. The jaunty narrative provides basic facts (...
  • Cmeiss330
    Sep 07, 2019
    I love Scott Campbell's artwork so much and Blair Thornburgh's text is so funny while being informative. Great addition to any library. ...