The Body Book
A fun-filled book to teach children all about the inner-workings of the body!
Your body is awe-inspiring, amazing and miraculous. Your heart pumps blood all around your body to keep you alive and carry you around every single day. It keeps you alive and carries you around every day. But how much do you really know about what's going on beneath the surface? Jump on board as DK takes you on a fun-filled journey under your skin, through your insides, and back in time to explore milestones in medicine and the latest scientific discoveries about the human body. Are you coming?
Dive deep into the pages of this incredible human body book to discover:
-Each page has engaging photographs and artworks with accessible text ideal for 7-9 year olds
-Split into structured chapters comprising What makes Me Me?, Your Insides, On The Surface, and Healthy Humans
-Includes simple cross-sections, fun human body characters, fascinating close-up photography, and timelines of medical subjects
-Assumes no previous knowledge about the human body and encourages a life-long fascination with biology, medicine, and science
-Real-world photographs combined with diagrams and playful character illustrations to engage young scientists
Jam-packed full of disgusting and delightful facts, this book contains the amazing answers to every question you've ever had on the human body and more! If you've ever wondered why snot is green, how many bones are inside the body, or even why the Ancient Romans used their wee to try and whiten their teeth, then this is the book for you!
Filled with bite-sized chunks of information, The Body Book covers everything from the brain, skull, and mental health, through to how your body protects itself and how surgery has evolved through the ages. Immerse yourself in a timeline of pandemics through history, and amazing recent medical advances such as 3D-printed prosthetic limbs. Proving an idea introduction to human anatomy and the history of medical advances, The Body Book is a must-have volume for budding young scientists, doctors, and nurses, or any child with a niche for knowledge!
Reveal the science behind the human body, with this all-encompassing fact book ideal for 7-9 year olds.
Learning has never been more fun!
At DK, we believe in the power of discovery. So why stop there?
The Body Book is the fourth in the series, following on from The Bacteria Book, The DNA Book and The Brain Book. In fact, The Bacteria Book, written by British TV science presenter Steve Mould, was shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2019!