Synopses & Reviews
Don't move a muscle--read all about them! Did you know that...
- Without muscles you couldn't blink--or even breathe!
- Nearly 700 muscles control your life.
- Big or small, a muscle is made up of just one cell.
- Exercise doesn't give you more muscles, but it strengthens the ones you have.
Discover how muscles make us move--and see what it really looks like under your skin.
Nearly 700 different muscles control the daily life of a human body, according to veteran nonfiction writer Seymour Simon. He takes young readers on a tour of the human body where they'll discover how muscles make it possible to move and see what's really going on underneath the skin.
About the Author
Seymour Simon is the author of over one hundred science books for children. His many award-winning books include Icebergs and Glaciers,
a New York Academy of Sciences Children's Book Award winner, as well as Storms, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Mountains,
and many books about the solar system. Mr. Simon is the recipient of the Washington Post/
Children's Book Guild Award for Nonfiction for the body of his work. He lives in Great Neck, New York.