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Jessica's X-ray

Jessica's X-ray

Author: Pat Zonta
$12.99(AUD)  inc GST
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Description
Featuring six real x-rays printed on transparent pages, this is a unique and fun look inside our bodies and the world of x-rays written by a professional x-ray technologist who has worked extensively with children. In the book, young readers follow Jessica - who has broken her arm - as she tours her local hospital seeing x-ray rooms and looking at actual x-ray, CAT-scan, MRI and ultrasound images, she is posed questions about the images which the reader has to try and answer:; Hand; Wrist; Skull Brain; Baby in the Womb; Eyes Nose; Teeth Jaw; These real x-ray images are printed on acetate - authentic x-ray film bound into the book - so readers can see first hand what Jessica sees. An identification key at the end of the book also helps kids pick out bones and muscles on their own.
Author description

Pat Zonta has worked extensively as a Medical Radiation Technologist in children's and teaching hospitals. She is also a writer with a BA in English Literature from McMaster University. Pat lives in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.


Clive Dobson is a versatile artist and illustrator with many books to his credit including Tex and Watersheds. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781552975770
  • : Firefly Books Ltd
  • : Firefly Books Ltd
  • : January 2002
  • : 205mm X 205mm X 3mm
  • : Canada
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 14 colour illustrations, 6 bound-in x-ray images
  • : Pat Zonta
  • : Paperback
  • : Clive Dobson
  • : en
  • : 616.0757
  • : 4-8
  • : 27