|aHuman body :|ba children's encyclopedia /|cRichard Walker ... [et al.]
|aA children's encyclopedia
|a2nd ed., fully revised and updated new ed.
|aLondon :|bDorling Kindersley Limited,|c2019.
|a256 p. :|bill. (chiefly col.), ports. ;|c29 cm.
|aPrevious edition published: 2012.
|aThis encyclopaedia will knock spots off your biology textbook! Get under the skin of human anatomy with large, clear photographs, graphics, and CGI images that show everything you need to see in detail. Annotations and captions explain how everything works clearly and simply, without overwhelming. From the skin through muscles, tissues, organs, and nerves right down to your bones, you will be able to understand not only how your body works, but also your brain and the way you think, feel, and behave.
From your head to your toes, this encyclopedia for children takes you on a tour of the human body and explains how each part works. On every page, discover amazing facts about the human body. Did you know that you are made up of 100 trillion cells? Learn about blood vessels (capillaries, veins, and arteries) which, if they were laid out end to end, would wrap around the Earth twice! Find out what makes a balanced diet - after all, you will eat about 20 tonnes of food in your entire life! See what part of the brain makes you appreciate music (it's the right side). There are also fun quizzes, so you can assess your own personality and test your logical and reasoning skills. An international best-seller since 2012, Human Body: A Children's Encyclopediahas now been fully updated in line with the latest research. Combining clear descriptions of human biology with awesome photographs, graphics, and CGI artworks, make your way from the skin, muscles, organs, bones, right down to your cells and DNA.From homework projects to just reading for curiosity, this comprehensive encyclopedia is filled with everything that you need to know about what makes your body tick.