In the eighth title in the Mysterious You series, go with the flow and learn all about blood and the circulatory system. Topics include what blood's made from, how it moves around our body, the role of the heart, and how our organs clean our blood. Discover that over your lifetime your heart will beat roughly 2.5 billion times, that by the time you're an adult your blood vessels will be long enough to reach around the earth -- twice! and that only about 60 people in the whole world have the rare K zero blood type.
About the Author
Trudee Romanek is a children's book editor and the author of The Technology Book for Girls and Other Advanced Beings. She has also written magazine and textbook articles for kids and adults. She lives in Barrie, Ontario.
Rose Cowles has won awards for both illustration and design. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.