That's Life by Robert Winston
  

Synopsis

That's Life by Robert Winston

Put the buzz back into biology with Professor Robert Winston. What makes Earth an ideal place for life to survive? Robert Winston will take kids back to Earth's beginnings showing how organisms live and survive in That's Life . From the very big to the microscopic, meet the animals, plants, fungi and bacteria that play an important role in sustaining life on Earth. Packed with colourful images, facts and stats, That's Life introduces the features and characteristics of the six main kingdoms of life. Let your child discover how life began and just what it means to be alive today.

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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Book Info

Format

Hardback
96 pages
Interest Age: From 8 To 14

Author

Robert Winston
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Publisher

Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd an imprint of Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Publication date

2nd April 2012

ISBN

9781405391504


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