The Icky, Sticky Snot and Blood Book by Steve Alton

The Icky, Sticky Snot and Blood Book

Written by Steve Alton

5+ readers   Fascinating Facts   7+ readers   
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The Lovereading4Kids comment

Disgustingly informative, this is a touchy, feely guide to some of the most disgusting things in life. Open the flap and find out about blood and bones, travel on a roller coaster ride around the fast flowing systems that control human blood and breathing. It is an excellent and original way of explaining the complexities of the human body.

Lovereading comment:

Parents please ignore the title and the gruesome snot built into the cover!!! Open up this book. It’s brilliant and will provide hours of entertainment for children of 5+ particularly those who find science boring at school. This is sure to enthuse them when they go back into the classroom. With loads of pop-ups, pull-tabs, fact boxes, pull-out leaflets and everything in between, readers will be given a roller-coaster ride around the human respiratory and circulatory systems that might seem a bit gross to parents but kids will love. A great way to discover just how amazingly clever our bodies are!


The Icky, Sticky Snot and Blood Book by Steve Alton

Lets you discover the facts about breathing, blood and bogeys. This pop-up guide is suitable for those studying science at Key Stage 1 & 2 - where children are taught about respiration and how blood circulates round the body.


Definitely snot to be missed! -- Jake Hope The Bookseller A bit of gross-out humour, pop-up style Scotland Parent Novelty pop-ups and pull-tabs create a hilarious book, turning a biology lesson into fun! Maternity & Infant Buy it, if you dare Birmingham Post Could Key Stage 1 Science be any more fun? The Back to School Bookseller

About the Author

Steve Alton studied Biology at the University of York. Having a lifelong love of natural history, he worked in conservation, managing nature reserves in Nottinghamshire for many years. Steve lives in Sussex with his wife and two children, and works closely with several local schools. His interactive web based teaching tool won 3rd Prize in the European elearning award with 800 entries from 30 countries.

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12 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Random House Children's Books

Publication date

6th August 2009




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