The Big Countdown: 100 Trillion Good Bacteria Living on the Human Body by Paul Rockett
  

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The Big Countdown: 100 Trillion Good Bacteria Living on the Human Body by Paul Rockett

You can count numbers all around you, from the eight legs on a spider to the one nose on your face. But can you count the stars in the sky or the fish in the Amazon? Find out all about the THE HUMAN BODY in THE BIG COUNTDOWN, including the millions of bacteria that live in and on us and help our body function healthily, our digestive system, our bones and muscles, our blood and heart, our lungs and breathing, the size of our brain and the number of hairs on our head. It also covers the human life cycle and the development of a foetus in the womb. The Big Countdown looks at popular topics and investigates the great many numbers that make them fascinating. From the mind-bogglingly large to smallest and most precious, this series helps us understand that it's not just our days that are numbered.

Reviews

Succintly stated facts are accompanied by fascinating graphs or lively images. Colourful, with lots of visual appeal, and will inspire those already interested in biology or quirky statistics. Recommended Reads 2015

About the Author

Since landing on planet Earth, Paul Rockett has spent much of his time reading up on the adventures of human life, while also experiencing a few of his own. In his quest to find out more about his chosen home planet, Paul has travelled, doodled, eaten a lot of food, plundered dusty libraries and gazed out of windows. Having gathered together a vast amount of fascinating data, it is now his mission to present as much as he can in interesting ways, so that any passing Martian can see how brilliant life is on Earth.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Paul Rockett
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

13th March 2014

ISBN

9781445126739


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