by Jake McGowan-Lowe (Tick Tock – an imprint of Octopus Books)
The judges said: “This book has a wonderful personal feel. It’s the story of one boy’s collection and his own fascination with bones. It will push children not just to learn from a book but also to go out and explore the countryside.”
Julia Eccleshare talks Jake's Bones
About the book
In this unique book, Jake will tell you all about his own collection and introduce you to his bones, including: Oscar the hedgehog, Vulpy the fox and Wilma the deer. He'll take you round the world to see the biggest, smallest and most amazing bones on the planet, and he'll travel back in time to look at dinosaurs - the most incredible bones of all. Plus, Jake will teach you how to be a bone detective and share with you all the surprising things that animal bones can tell us.