Your Body: an A-Z from Allergies to Zits by Steve Parker


Your Body: an A-Z from Allergies to Zits by Steve Parker

This dictionary of the human body is arranged in easy-access alphabetical format, suitable for 9-13 year olds. Clear and lively black and white illustrations are used throughout. Topics covered include major body structures and processes (lungs and breathing, heart and circulation, etc) and individual organs. Also covered are concerns that often preoccupy this age group - a wide range of common ailments and conditions and entries on healthy living and lifestyle. The book is designed to encourage readers to browse rather than simply use the book as a one-stop reference, with attention-grabbing items such as amazing facts, common phrases and sayings.

About the Author

STEVE PARKER is an award-winning science author for children and adults. After gaining a degree in Zoology and working at the Natural History Museum, Steve moved into educational publishing and has now written more than 300 titles. He is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. JOHN HASLAM has been working as an illustrator for most of his professional life. John worked in advertising for 10 years and worked on various projects including TV storyboards, to illustrating for all kinds of accounts from Pritt Stick (the Pritt Stick Man was his invention), to comic pages such as Danger Mouse, Disney and Transformers.

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160 pages
Interest Age: 9-13


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Publication date

1st September 2005



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