Harmful Substances by Carol Ballard


Harmful Substances by Carol Ballard

An engaging and accessible book on maintaining a safe and healthy lifestyle for children aged 8-11, this book covers such topics as: what everyday substances are harmful, medicines, smoking, how alcohol affects your body and behaviour, solvents, ecstasy and cannabis, heroin and cocaine, addiction and how to keep safe. Packed with colour photographs, each spread also includes a fascinating fact, something to try out or a healthy hint.


An engaging and accessible series ... ideal for the teaching of science in a PSHE context. -- Teaching & Learning 20040601 The emphasis is on children taking responsibility for themselves and this is to be welcomed ... straightfoward and accessible ... informative and non-patronising - and the illustrations are delicious ... an extremely good and well-presented series. -- TES Teacher 20040917

About the Author

Dr Carol Ballard has written many children's books on human biology and health. A specialist in primary science, she currently teaches science, mathematics and geography in primary school.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 9-11


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Publication date

19th January 2007



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