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50 Body Questions

A Book That Spills Its Guts

Kyi, Tanya Lloyd

(Book - 2014)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
50 Body Questions
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Unbelievable facts about an amazing specimen -- YOU! Most of us eat, run, or sleep without thinking about it. But our bodies are masterful machines of intricate design that perform amazing feats daily. The fifth book in Annick's successful 50 Questions series guides readers through the details of how our bodies function, from the miracles of genetics, to immune cells shaped like sea monsters. With her engaging, lucid style, Lloyd Kyi incorporates recent scientific research to explain our body's complex workings. Kids will love finding the answers to questions such as: Do blood cells travel single file? (In our capillaries, blood cells have to squeeze through one at a time.) How is your spine like a racetrack? (Messages race down the nerves in your spinal cord faster than a NASCAR driver.) Is your brain like plastic? (Your brain's ability to change is called "plasticity.") Can your lungs take a hike? (Your lungs and blood vessels adapt to altitude changes.) Are there aliens inside you? (The invasion of microscopic living organisms started the moment you were born.) You'll discover how people avoided epidemics in ancient Pakistan and why your goldfish can see things you can't. Hilarious illustrations will keep kids laughing as they learn.
Publisher: Toronto :, Annick Press,, [2014]
ISBN: 1554516137
9781554516131
Characteristics: 105 pages :,color illustrations ;,25 cm
Additional Contributors: Kinnaird, Ross illustrator.
Alternate Title: Fifty body questions

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Jan 30, 2015
  • ninjafichy rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great book

Discover The World Of Science And The Human Body with 50 Body Questions .Love science this is the book for you! Go through 50 educational questions and even more facts. e.i.If you could magically remove your heart for 1 second it could squirt blood the length of a class room.
get lots in the page turner.How? This book has uninspected facts,activities,etc.the author Tanya Lloyd Kyi works with Ross Kinnaird the illustrator makes an amazing Book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Happy reading!
Marcus.W

Jan 30, 2015
  • kittylover109 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

50 body questions

This book is very good for all ages unless you get grossed out easily I don’t recommend you read this. Other than that this is a very detailed book also there is many parts that make you laugh.This book is written by Tanya Lloyd Kyi. Also the amazing illustrator is Ross Kinnaird. You know what’s funny it actually have 50 hilarious body question here’s one is your brain made out of plastic. I recommend this book to everyone
it’s something that cheers you up and it’s really interesting. So if you feel like learning something read this book.

Hope you enjoy

Sincerely, kittylover109

if i sleped in bed for 3 years wold i be still able to walk? if i tied the small intestines to the large intestines how long wuld it stretch? if people have big ears do they have super hearing

Jan 27, 2015
  • Hirad47 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I liked this book alot and i learned alot of things too. It was interesting because it had diagrams and body parts that i havent even heard about. Really good and enjoyable book.

Who figeured there were bones and other body parts?

How long are your both intestines tied together?

If your body parts had no movement for about 100 years would they work again?

Jan 23, 2015
  • afra09 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

really intreasting facts

Jan 11, 2015
  • stevenpa rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

50 Body Questions was a very interesting book. I learned a lot about different body parts and how they work together.

Wow 50 body questions is a fantastic book half the stuff in there I didn't know.

Dec 22, 2014
  • jason86 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

this book was an intresting one like previous nomination the hypnotist but this is a non-fiction book

This book was really cool! I learned lots of things about body parts and things that people have discovered from the past. Though ther.e were some words I didn't understand

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