Samira strongly protests when her teacher tells her that everybody has a skeleton inside them. 'Not me!' Samira declares. And not her best friend Frida, either.
The rest of the day is horrible. To think that Samira and everyone around her is walking around with a skeleton inside them! It doesn’t bear thinking about. Luckily Mummy has some advice. She lays Samira down on the kitchen table and fetches a bucket and some tools. Surely Samira is happy now?
A playful, witty and ever-so-slightly scary picture book from Camilla Kuhn.
“Kuhn has a wonderful perception of the people she draws [...] Kuhn is familiar with the art of making things bigger, presenting exaggerated close-ups and shamelessly cutting images. The result is funny illustrations where the teacher is no more than a pair of legs, only to appear on the next page as a cruel monster that won’t stop lecturing about the wonders of the human skeleton. Kuhn’s illustrations and text almost seem to follow a child’s imaginative thought process – they are unregulated and whimsical. A book which is both warm and enthralling.”
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