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Children's LiteratureWhat are lungs? Why do we need to breathe? This book covers the basics of what your lungs do, where the lungs are in your body, what lungs look like, how the lungs work, why you breathe, the quality of air that comes in and out of your lungs, the special tubes inside your lungs, why you can't breathe underwater, what happens when you burp, loose breath, cough, sneeze, have breathing problems, and exercise your lungs, There is even a test to feel your lungs work. Each double-page spread explores a different aspect of the subject. The page design uses colorful bubbles, rectangles, and swirls to highlight the photos and the text. The words are straightforward and clear, with a few short sentences per page. The words in bold can be found in the index at the back of the book. Little bubbles highlight additional information in smaller type. At the back of the book is a glossary and an index. "The Body Series" by Chrysalis Education includes the titles, Brain, Heart, Lungs, and Muscles. 2005, Chrysalis Education, Ages 3 to 6.
—Sally J. K. Davies