Find Out About the Body by Steve Parker


Find Out About the Body by Steve Parker

This title offers a lively and accessible introduction to the human body, how it works and how you use it: learn about eyes and sight, the brain, why you need food and how your muscles make you move. It includes 17 simple projects to help you find out for yourself: measure your body, stamp your fingerprints, train your memory, and check your pulse. It features over 250 images that include explanatory diagrams and step-by-step photographs. It is ideal for home or school use for 8- to 12-year-olds. The human body is one of the most amazing things in the world. You breathe without thinking in order to keep your body supplied with life-giving oxygen. You blink your eyelids to keep your eyes protected with moisture. Your rumbling stomach tells you when it is time to eat. This exciting fact and project book explains how your body does all of these things, and more. Find Out About... is a series for young readers who want to explore the wonderful world of science. Information sections describe the different parts of the body, while 17 easy-to-do projects and experiments will help you learn all about yourself, such as how to test the sensitivity of your skin and how to listen to your heart beating. The book is illustrated throughout with more than 250 photographs, drawings and diagrams, including cross sections, to show you how your body works.

About the Author

STEVE PARKER is an award-winning science author for children and adults. After gaining a degree in Zoology and working at the Natural History Museum, Steve moved into educational publishing and has now written more than 300 titles. He is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. JOHN HASLAM has been working as an illustrator for most of his professional life. John worked in advertising for 10 years and worked on various projects including TV storyboards, to illustrating for all kinds of accounts from Pritt Stick (the Pritt Stick Man was his invention), to comic pages such as Danger Mouse, Disney and Transformers.

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64 pages


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Publication date

30th November 2012



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