Stuff You Should Know About the Human Body by John Farndon

Stuff You Should Know About the Human Body

Written by John Farndon
Illustrated by Tim Hutchinson

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Take a tour round the inside of the human body in this unusual and quite excellent information book. It examines our component parts, from cells to blood, bones, liver, lungs and the brain, explaining how they function – and thereby how we function – though colourful, intricate cross-section diagrams, each one full of busy little people demonstrating the myriad different actions involved. In this way complex processes are broken down into comprehensible steps. Short passages of text illuminate things further. You can’t help but be drawn in by the look of the pages and this is an absolutely fascinating and thoroughly effective introduction to the workings of the human body. ~ Andrea Reece


Stuff You Should Know About the Human Body by John Farndon

The 80-page extent allows for an in-depth look at many of the body's processes, and the double gatefolds provide a generous area in which to show the full body systems such as the circulatory, nerve, skeletal and immune systems.

This is a key follow-up to the successful book, Stuff You Should Know.

About the Author

John Farndon is an internationally known author, as well as a playwright, composer and songwriter. He has written hundreds of books, which have sold millions of copies around the world in most major languages and include many best-sellers, such as the award-winning Do Not Open.

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80 pages


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QED Publishing

Publication date

23rd February 2017




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