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Skelly, a little skeleton girl, finds a bone one day. Who could it belong to? As Skelly searches for the bone's owner, she questions everyone from her skeletal goldfish, to her man-eating plants, to the monster who lives beneath the stairs. Finally, Skelly locates the bone's ownerand makes a new friend. Rising talent Jimmy Pickering has created a mildly spooky and totally original cast of characters who populate Skelly's Tim Burton-esque world.
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers|
|Product dimensions:||8.38(w) x 10.32(h) x 0.38(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 7 Years|
About the Author
Jimmy Pickering has illustrated a number of picture books, including Bubble Trouble by Stephen Krensky and Sloop John B: A Pirate's Tale by Alan Jardine. He also creates original art, which he shows at galleries around the globe including CoproNason in Santa Monica, California and Rotofugi in Chicago. He lives on the North Coast of Oregon with his loyal canine companions, Pugsley, Wednesday and Jesse.
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Skelly the Skeleton Girl
By Jimmy Pickering
Simon & Schuster Children's PublishingCopyright © 2007 Jimmy Pickering
All right reserved.
Chapter OneI found a BONE
lying on my floor.
I asked the SPIDER
who lived next door
if it could be his.
"No, my dear.
don't have BONES."
Excerpted from Skelly the Skeleton Girl by Jimmy Pickering Copyright © 2007 by Jimmy Pickering. Excerpted by permission of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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