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Title:
The fantastic body : what makes you tick & how you get sick
Author:
Bennett, Howard J., author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Emmaus, PA : Rodale Kids, [2017]

©2017
Physical Description:
vii, 248 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary:
Through humor, science, and engaging illustrations, this fun and comprehensive reference book is perfect for kids who want to know more about the mysterious stuff going on inside their bodies.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Give me some skin -- Hair today, gone tomorrow -- Hard as nails -- The eyes have it -- Getting nosy -- Play it by ear -- Plusses about sinuses -- Open wide : your mouth and throat -- Pipe down : your larynx and trachea -- Down the hatch : your esophagus -- Can you stomach it? -- Long story short : your small intestine (and its neighbors) -- The gut stops here : your large intestine -- The bone zone -- Muscle madness -- One good pump deserves another -- In with the good air, out with the bad -- In the red : the basics of blood -- The pee, the whole pee, and nothing but the pee -- The Defense Department -- A nod to nodes -- Who's the boss? -- That makes senses -- The land of the glands -- Cells speak louder than words -- Your life as a fetus -- Knowing about growing -- The good, the bad, and the awkward : puberty -- What's cooking? -- A word about sleep -- Exercise and you -- Surviving a doctor visit.
ISBN:
9781623368890
Format :
Book