The Astounding Nervous System: How does my brain work?


Join Slim Goodbody and his Body Buddies for a system-by-system exploration of the amazing human body.
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Join Slim Goodbody and his Body Buddies for a system-by-system exploration of the amazing human body.
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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Debby Willett
Huff, Puff, Ticker, Cognos, Squirt, Gurgle, Flex, and Strut will engage children of almost any age—and even adults—in the informal education of how the human body works. These characters are known as Body Buddies. Thanks to their appeal and the full-color pictures, this addition to "Slim Goodbody's" series is an entertaining read that manages to be educational without seeming so. The author has taken complex information and reduced it to a simplified form. The book includes a fun review, amazing facts, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index. Mr. Burstein (a.k.a. Slim Goodbody) knows what he is doing, and he is skilled at getting his health message across. As mentioned above, this book is part of a series. I recommend you get them all. Your children will not be bored, and neither will you! The entire series would be an excellent addition to elementary classrooms and libraries. Reviewer: Debby Willett
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780778744283
  • Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 1/31/2009
  • Series: Slim Goodbody's Body Buddies , #1
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 679,591
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Lexile: NC770L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Meet The Body Buddies 4

The Leader of The Band 6

Busy, Busy, Busy 8

Half and Half 10

Teamwork 12

Body Basics 14

Get The Message! 16

The Nervous System 18

Sensational Senses 20

Making Sense of Senses 22

The Love of Learning 24

Brain Beliefs 26

Fabulous Phrases 28

Amazing Facts about Your Nervous System 29

Glossary 30

For More Information 31

Index 32

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