Dem Bones

Dem Bones

by Bob Barner


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Shoulder bone connected to da neck bone
Neck bone connected to da head bone
Dem Bones, Dem Bones, Dem Dry Bones

Colorful torn paper collages bring to life this classic African American spiritual. The frolicking skeletons will captivate children and adults while they sing along with this well-known, catchy song. Accompanied by interesting, informative "bone facts" this book makes a wonderful addition to both home and classroom libraries and a fun treat for Halloween!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452156477
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 08/02/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 95,393
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Bob Barner was born in Arkansas, grew up in the midwest and now lives in Northern California. He graduated from The Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He has worked as an art therapist and an art director at several advertising agencies and design studios and has also assisted Al Capp with the writing and drawing for the popular comic strip Li'l Abner. Barner works with pen and ink, watercolor, cut and torn paper as well as three dimensional materials.

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Dem Bones 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My Mother sang this song to my 2 brothers, 7 sisters and me when we were younger in the 50's and 60's. It originates in the Book of Ezekiel Ch.37, when God breathed life into the 'dry bones' of the whole house of(Israel)saying, 'Hear the word of the Lord!' Now I have the pleasure to read it to my First Graders! We dance and sing along with the bones. Amen...
Guest More than 1 year ago
I read this book to a group of preschoolers with autism. It is for our Halloween theme this month. They absolutely enjoyed it. As I read I have them touch the different 'bones' on their body. I sing the song at the end,and they clap and join in as best as they can!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Just like the song! It's a neat book that talks in simple terms about what bones we have and how they work. The fact that it has the old african american folk song is an ADDED BONUS - fun to read and sing!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She smiled and layed down grooming her pelt
Anonymous More than 1 year ago