Survive! Inside the Human Body, Vol. 1: The Digestive System

Survive! Inside the Human Body, Vol. 1: The Digestive System

by Gomdori Co, Hyun-Dong Han

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Overview

Survive! Inside the Human Body, Volume 1 begins an epic journey through the human body with a look at the digestive system. This lively, full-color science comic explores Phoebe’s insides after she accidentally swallows a microscopic ship. The only problem? Dr. Brain (the ship’s eccentric inventor) and Phoebe’s friend Geo are on board!

Geo and Dr. Brain must avoid danger at every turn—like hazardous stomach acid and feeding parasites. (Ew!) Will they escape? You've got a front-row seat as they travel through Phoebe’s esophagus, stomach, and intestines.

Have you ever wondered...
–How antacids work?
–How our bodies break down food and absorb nutrients?
–Why we have sphincters?
–How the stomach protects itself from its own acid?
–How doctors cure patients who have parasites living in their digestive systems?
–Why we have trillions of friendly microbes living inside of us?

For ages 8+

Translated by Army Chung

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593274719
Publisher: No Starch Press
Publication date: 11/07/2013
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 376,202
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 7 - 18 Years

About the Author

Gomdori co. gathers expert writers from various fields to create fun and informative stories for kids. Survive! Inside the Human Body was written by Suk-young Song.
Illustrator Hyun-dong Han studied manhwa (Korean comics) at the Department of Cartoon Art at Kongju National University. His debut series New Tales of the Nine Tailed Fox ran for six years and he’s well known for his work on Ghost Tunes and the Survive! series.

Table of Contents

Meet the Cast!
Chapter 1: Phoebe's Visit
Chapter 2: The Good Ship SS Hippocrates
Chapter 3: Inside Phoebe's Mouth
Chapter 4: A 32-Hour Voyage
Chapter 5: The Terror of the Stomach Acid
Chapter 6: Helicobacter pylori
Chapter 7: Indigestion
Chapter 8: Party Crasher at the Duodenum
Chapter 9: Geo vs. the Parasites
Chapter 10: Out of Juice
Chapter 11: Into the Large Intestine!
Chapter 12: The End...?
Index

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