Young readers who are curious about their bodies will find all of the answers they need in this highly accessible book. Superb cutaway illustrations show clearly how the body systems work together to keep us alive, while expertly pitched text explains in simple terms how skin protects the body, how senses gather information, how a baby grows, and many other important functions. Tailored specifically for children, this is a fascinating introduction to human anatomy.
About the Author
Barbara Taylor is an experienced author and editor of children's books who has written more than one hundred titles about science, nature, and the human body. Her book Animal Giants, a title in the Kingfisher Knowledge series, was nominated for the 2005 Aventis Prize.