You Wouldn't Want to Meet a Body Snatcher!: Criminals and Murderers You'd Rather Avoid

You Wouldn't Want to Meet a Body Snatcher!: Criminals and Murderers You'd Rather Avoid

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Overview

This book examines the incidents of body snatching and murder in Edinburgh in the nineteenth century, where criminals would commonly sell corpses to the medical community for dissection.

This interactive series will enthrall young and reluctant readers (Ages 8-12) by making them part of the story, inviting them to become the main character. Each book uses humorous illustrations to depict the sometimes dark and horrific side of life during important eras in history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531210468
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2009
Series: You Wouldn't Want to Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 772,200
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

Study in Science City 6

The Good Doctor 8

More Modern Medicine 10

All for Art 12

Don't Do That! 14

Rest in Peace? 16

Filthy Rich 18

A Steady Supply 20

No Evidence? 22

How Many? 24

Justice Is Done 26

After Burke and Hare 28

Glossary 30

Index 32

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