Goodreads3.8 / 5


Written by Jean-Luc Fromental & illustrated by Joelle Jolivet
Published by Abrams
Prices as of Sep 30

What's Bonesville About

Publisher Summary

This stunning picture book from the bestselling team of Jean-Luc Fromental and Joelle Jolivet cleverly introduces many of the bones that make up the human body. A mysterious beast is terrorizing the resident skeletons of Bonesville. Under cover of darkness, it steals a different bone from each townsperson, from cranium to phalanges. It takes the washerwoman s humerus, the butcher s fibula, and Dr. Strongbones s coccyx. Thanks to his patience and cleverness, Detective Sherlock Bones traps the monster, revealing that the beast is only the harmless Spot of the Baskervilles, on a mission to rebuild the lost skeleton of his master, Dr. Watsbones. Jolivet s bold illustrations and Fromental s witty storytelling make for a winning combination in this striking picture book, perfect for young Sherlock Holmes fans. “

What Kind of Book is Bonesville



    Book Lists That Include Bonesville

    The Creatives Behind the Book

    What Has Jean-Luc Fromental Said About This Book

    Nothing yet! You should let Jean-Luc Fromental know that you want to hear from them about their book.

    What Has Joelle Jolivet Said About This Book

    Nothing yet! You should let Joelle Jolivet know that you want to hear from them about their book.

    Other Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked Bonesville

      The Monsters' Monster
      Patrick McDonnell
      Book of Bones: 10 Record-Breaking Animals
      Sam Brewster
      Gustavo, the Shy Ghost
      Flavia Z. Drago
      There's a Skeleton Inside You!
      Idan Ben-Barak, Julian Frost
      We're Different, We're the Same (Sesame Street)
      Bobbi Kates, Joe Mathieu
      Moldilocks and the Three Scares
      Lynne Marie, David Rodriguez Lorenzo
      Monster Museum
      Marilyn Singer, Gris Grimly
      Maximillian Villainous
      Margaret Chiu Greanias, Lesley Breen Withrow
      Scott Campbell, Blair Thornburgh
      Give Me Back My Bones!
      Kim Norman, Bob Kolar
      View more

    Book Details

    Publication Date
    August 16, 2016
    Page Count
    Reading Age
    5 - 7 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    ASIN/ISBN 10

    Contribute to this page

    Core Score - 55%

    More than halfway there—keep going!

    Depth Score - 15%

    Just the barebones.

    Improve this page

    Are you the author or illustrator? Claim your book.


    Book Clubs

    Follow Bookroo