That's So Gross!: Human Body by Mitchell Symons

That's So Gross!: Human Body

Written by Mitchell Symons
Part of the That's So Gross! Series

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Loads of facts about every part of the body are crammed into this highly illustrated book. And many of them certainly are gross! No sensibilities are spared in this guide to the smells, sights, sounds and look of many different parts of the body. The science that underpins it is good making it a useful source of knowledge as well as fun to read. A great series to get kids into reading. Titles in the series include Human Body, History, Creepy Crawlies and Animals.


That's So Gross!: Human Body by Mitchell Symons

More top trivia in this new series from Mitch Symons - become a brainbox and amaze your mates with these facts about our bodies, including...why we sweat and puke, what the longest recorded sneezing fit is, which Indian tribe use farting as a greeting and the statistical chance of being injured by a toilet seat at some point in your life. It also includes some cool Top Trumps cards to collect with your mates!

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Mitch knows more totally useless things about useless subjects than anybody on Earth Chris Tarrant Animals, creepy crawlies and the human body are tackled in a Horrible Histories way, and each book is packed with the sort of disgusting trivia that delights children under eight. -- Toby Clements The Telegraph

About the Author

Mitchell Symons

Mitchell Symons was born in 1957 in London and educated at Mill Hill School and the LSE, where he studied just enough law to get a Third. Since leaving BBC TV, where he was a researcher and then a director, he has worked as a writer, broadcaster and journalist. He was a principal writer of early editions of the board game Trivial Pursuit and has devised many television formats. Currently he writes an award-winning weekly column for the Sunday Express.

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160 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Books

Publication date

31st March 2011




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