From a biological point of view, the human body is an infinitely complex marvel of fine design, superbly adapted to its functions by eons of evolutionary development. Hundreds of specialized organs, bones, muscles, nerve fibers, blood vessels, and other anatomical features comprise an interdependent network of bodily systems that enables the human organism to survive. Now the component parts of this intricate flesh-and-bone machine can be absorbed and understood by means of an ingenious format: a coloring book that can help mature children and adult colorists learn anatomy.
An affordable anatomy class, this easy learning study aid contains careful, scientifically accurate line renderings of the body's organs and major systems: skeletal, muscular, nervous, digestive, reproductive, and more. A total of 43 coloring pages (often with several illustrations on each) offers numerous views, cross-sections, diagrams and detailed closeups, labelled and numbered to correspond with suggestions for coloring. These suggestions are specially designed to emphasize the structural relationship in the body. By working through each system, the reader will gain not only an intimate knowledge of the location, appearance and role of the body parts, this learning tool will also be laying the groundwork for more sophisticated studies of anatomy.
Table of Contents
Systems of the Human Body
Vertebral Column Spine
Appendicular Skeleton Upper Extremities
Appendicular Skeleton Lower Extremities
Muscles of the Face, Head, and Neck
Muscles of the Torso
Muscles of the Upper Limbs
Muscles of the Lower Limbs
Nose, Nasal Cavities, and Pharynx
Mechanics of Breathing and Swallowing
Larynx and Trachea
Autonomic Nervous System
Mouth and Esophagus
Accessory Organs of Digestion
Female Reproductive System
Scarring, Nails, and Cooling
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I bought this book when I was 23 years old and needed to learn Anatomy. What a great idea to learn and keep entertained at the same time! It was easy and I feel that I learned more quickly and easily with this book. Fun for all ages.
Excellent book to carry in briefcase/bookbag/tote for relieving stress in challenging situations. Requires focus and concentration.
Good way to learn anatomy in an engaging format. The repetitive nature of coloring the same image and intricately becoming involved in the illustration leads to better understanding of the anatomy without 'even having to necessarily try' to memorize the parts, etc. It doesn't take the place of traditional studying, but it does help to reinforce concepts and build schema in an engaging and meaningful way. Great for high school/college level in particular (or eager middle-school students).
Love this book. Went back to school in my late 30's and this made learning Anatomy easy and fun-my son even thought it was a cool way to learn.
My mother gave this book to me shortly after the first time it was published. I have been looking for it for a few years so I would have something to study with which would be enjoyable. This book educated and entertained me when I was eight and now it is helping me again at the age of 20. I recommend using colored pencils for this book.