Burp! by Diane Swanson


Burp! by Diane Swanson

The unique Mysterious You series explores the mysteries of the human body using an exciting mix of thoroughly researched information, amazing anecdotes and surprising try-it activities. In Burp!, kids discover all kinds of fascinating facts about food and eating, such as what food is made of, how your body breaks it down, why you have cravings, how sight and smell affect what you taste and lots more. Did you know? You use energy even when you are asleep - 65 calories an hour, in fact. France's Michel Lotito (a.k.a. Mr. Eat Everything) eats bicycles, chandeliers, wooden coffins and light airplanes for a living!


[Burp!] reveals how the everyday occurrence of eating is actually a fascinating scientific event. With captivating illustrations and try-it-yourself tests, this book appropriate for ages 9 to 14 - is sure to engage any reader.

About the Author

Diane Swanson is an award-winning writer of more than 70 books for children, especially nature and science. Originally from Alberta, she now resides in Victoria, British Columbia. She writes a bug column for YES magazine and is buggy about bugs.Rose Cowles has won awards for both illustration and design. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

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40 pages


Diane Swanson
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Publication date

31st December 2001



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