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Body: Bones, Muscle, Blood and Other Body Bits (DK Secret Worlds)

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It's a weird world out there... dazzle your friends with wacky facts and more from this mega new series. Did you know... The smallest bone in your body, the stirrup bone, lives deep inside your ear. A sneeze can burst through your nostrils at an astonishing 160 mph. A nerve impulse takes on hundredth of a second to travel from your big toe to your spinal cord. A full-color, fun, and informative series, Secret Worlds offers a chance to get your teeth deep into a wide range of fascinating subjects from nature, history, and science. Every title has: Easy-to-read narrative text written by a specialist who combines expert knowledge with an entertaining and fresh style. Superb color photography that entices the reader into the subject world with close-up views and dramatic shots. Weird World feature boxes that reveal a wealth of wacky facts. Tried-and-tested websites to check out the latest info. A mega reference section with even more facts and figures for the enthusiast. Suitable for children aged ten and up — as well as every other family member who is curious about the subject.

About the Author

Dr. Richard Walker — Author — has taught biology at the high-school and college levels, and is the author of many biological books. Dr. Gabrielle Murphy — Consultant — is a specialist in infection and immunology, a medical consultant, and an author.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789479686
consultant::
Murphy, Gabrielle
Author:
Murphy, Gabrielle
Author:
Walker, Richard A.
Author:
Parsons, Jayne
Publisher:
DK CHILDREN
Location:
New York
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Science
Subject:
Human Physiology
Subject:
Human Anatomy
Subject:
Science & Technology - Anatomy & Physiology
Subject:
Body, human
Subject:
Children's
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
American Paperback
Series:
DK Secret Worlds
Series Volume:
107-122
Publication Date:
20010917
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9.12x5.12x.28 in. .39 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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