What Makes Me Me? by Robert Winston


What Makes Me Me? by Robert Winston

Join Robert Winston for an award-winning journey exploring our minds and bodies and discover the astonishing reasons why every single one of us is different. Bringing his flair for explaining science in a fresh and fascinating way, Robert Winston introduces human biology to kids in the paperback edition of this Junior Aventis Prize Winner. Let your child discover the answers to all sorts of human body questions; from why people have allergies and why they're a marvel at maths through to what makes their best friend terrific at tennis. Robert Winston explains that biology isn't just science and shows how our social and emotional self is created; what makes an individual and why. The body's biology is explained, and learning is made fun through real-life scenarios, fun test and quizzes - as kids discover the answer to the ultimate question - what makes me me!


Brilliant, entertaining and canny The Observer

About the Author

Robert Winston

Professor Robert Winston belongs to that rare breed of scientists who combine academic brilliance with charisma and a flair for communication with the general public.

A household name thanks to popular TV series that include The Human Body, which one three baftas, Superhuman, Walking with Cavemen, and The Human Mind, Lord Winston's personal charisma and zest for adventure have seen him riding rollercoasters and freezing in an igloo to help demonstrate science in action.

His pioneering work in the field of human fertility helped thousands of childless couples have "miracle babies" and earned him an outstanding international reputation.

A winner of the Royal Society's prestigious Michael Faraday Gold Award, he was made a life peer in 1995. He is Consultant in Reproductive Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital and Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College, London.

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96 pages
Interest Age: From 8


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Publication date

1st July 2010



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