Have you ever wondered what makes you, You? Join Poppy on her journey into the fascinating world of her genetics. Learn how Poppy's genes created her red hair and blue eyes, and trace these traits through her family tree. Poppy's genes are not the only things that help make her unique. Discover, with Poppy, how your genes and the world around you can shape who you are. What makes you unique? Why do you look like your family? What do genes have to do with it? Join Poppy to find out answers to these questions and more.
About the Author
Ariana Killoran creates illustrations for books, magazines, films and her daughter’s lunchbox. With scientists at 23andme, she has developed educational videos about genetics and human prehistory, as well as the board book You Share Genes With Me published in 2013. The One and Only Me is her first book for elementary school children with 23andme. Ariana lives on the coast of Maine with her husband and two daughters.
23andMe Inc. is a company that helps people understand what their genes can tell them about themselves. more than one million people have started learning about their unique genes from 23andme. We have scientists studying the different ways genes play a role in ancestry (where we come from), traits (why we might look like we do) and health (sometimes diseases are caused by our genes). Researchers are constantly searching for clues in our genes to help prevent people from getting sick. If you want to learn more you can visit our website: 23andme.com.