Body by Belinda Gallagher
  

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Body by Belinda Gallagher

Mini Encyclopedia Body is the mini book crammed with masses of knowledge about the human anatomy. This compact, comprehensive children's encyclopedia uses clear, bulleted facts and amazing fact panels to explain everything from the workings of the brain to medicine and health. Every topic is supported by photographs, realistic artwork and detailed diagrams, and colour-coded sections make navigation through the topics easy and quick. The ultimate body book for kids, Mini Encyclopedia Body is small enough to slot into school bags, making this a fantastic resource for school projects and homework at late-elementary and middle school levels. Chapters and topic examples of Mini Encyclopedia Body: # Body structure: Anatomy, DNA and Skin# Musculoskeletal system: The skeleton, Joints and Muscles# Nervous system: Central nervous system, The brain and Motor nerves# Circulatory system: Circulation, The heart, Veins and Blood groups# Immune system: Antibodies, Allergies and Vaccination# Respiratory system: The lungs, Breathing, Coughing and hiccups# Digestive and urinary systems: Teeth and gums, The liver and The kidneys# Hormones and metabolism: The menstrual cycle, Reproduction and Temperature# Health and disease: Diet, Viruses and Therapies Amazing facts for kids to learn include: # The reproductive system is the only system that can be removed without threatening life.# In a fully grown adult, the digestive tract is about 7 m long.# Most plants can make 20 amino acids, but humans can only make 11. Authors: John Farndon, Nicki Lampon Pages: 384 Age: 8+ Dimensions: 5 X 6.5 Format: Paperback with graining, curved corners and neon ink ISBN: 9781782094449

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Paperback
384 pages

Author

Belinda Gallagher
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Publication date

30th April 2014

ISBN

9781782094449


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