Your Amazing Skin from Outside In

Your Amazing Skin from Outside In

Joanne Settel, Bonnie Timmons

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A Bank Street Best Book of 2019

It’s itchy, it’s sweaty, it’s embarrassing...but most of all, it’s fascinating! Dr. Joanne Settel has all the answers to our most burning questions in this wacky and informative book of poems about our skin.

Have you ever wondered…
Why you blush when you’re embarrassed?
Why you’ve got freckles everywhere?
Why your fingers wrinkle in the pool?
Why your friends come in all different colors?
Why mosquitoes think you’re delicious?
Why you’ve got that giant pimple on your nose?
Look no further!

With supercool facts, clever rhymes, and hilarious illustrations by Bonnie Timmons, acclaimed author Joanne Settel answers all these questions (and more!) in this fascinating, fun exploration of the science of our skin from head to toe. When she’s through, you won’t believe what your skin can do!


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Joanne Settel:
Dr. Joanne Settel is an award-winning writer of science books for children, including Your Amazing Skin from Outside In and Your Amazing Digestion from Mouth Through Intestine. Dr. Settel’s book Exploding Ants: Amazing Facts About How Animals Adapt was listed as one of the Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by the Children’s Book Council. Dr. Settel has a PhD in Zoology. She is a professor emeritus at Baltimore City Community College, where she taught courses in biology, anatomy, and physiology. She lives with her husband in Maryland, where she enjoys hiking, playing bridge, and gardening. Visit her online at JoanneSettel.com.


Bonnie Timmons drew the animations for NBC’s long-running hit show Caroline in the City. Timmons and the sitcom won an Emmy for the graphics. Her work has also appeared in The New York TimesTime magazine, and other national magazines and newspapers, in addition to major ad campaigns and a range of books including titles from the American Girl library. She lives on a small horse farm in Pennsylvania with her husband, horses, dogs, cats, fish, chickens, and chicken-fed foxes. She has lots of skin, and even more freckles. Visit Bonnie online at BonnieTimmons.com.

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