An incredibly cool, close-up look at the skulls of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles. Photos and information about each animal including its scientific name, fun facts, jokes, cartoons wordplay and fascinating trivia. Plus, there's a "match the skull" quiz at the end of the book and some links for related web sites. Your young scientist is going to love this book! Mike Artell has written and illustrated many award-winning children's books on subjects as diverse as bugs, weather, outer space, robots, cartooning and wordplay. And his picture books have won national awards for both writing and illustrating. Mike book, PETITE ROUGE - A CAJUN RED RIDING HOOD was named 2009 Read Aloud Book of the Year and has become a musical theater production that has been staged across the U.S. (including NYC) and in London. Each year, Mike visits more than 50 schools where he shares his techniques for thinking, writing and drawing more creatively. Check out Mike's how-to-draw-cartoons videos on YouTube or visit Mike's web site: .