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50 Body Questions

A Book That Spills Its Guts

Kyi, Tanya Lloyd

(Book - 2014)
Average Rating: 4 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
Characteristics: 105 pages :,color illustrations ;,25 cm
Additional Contributors: Kinnaird, Ross
Alternate Title: Fifty body questions

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Feb 26, 2015
  • nickicai rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

THIS BOOK WAS AMAZING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!IT IS SO FUNNY:).

Feb 25, 2015
  • ME_AWESOME123 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Wow! 50 random body questions with cool pictures. This book could be very handy.

Feb 25, 2015
  • NaveenSingh rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I really liked this book because it describes the body in a fun way but other body books just describe it normally. I thought the parts where they talked about blood was disgusting.

This book is about the human body here is a interesting fact i learned. The liver has about 200 different jobs. Read this book to find out more facts about the human body.

Feb 24, 2015
  • Bareeraflake rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I got a little freaked out because I feel weird when I read or listen about body like blood I get a weird feeling but the story should be more interesting

ok if you say so, I will read this book soon

Feb 20, 2015
  • Terryof10 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

so funny so cool and so much science with great detail!!!!!!

Interesting and funny at the same time ,but i really liked the way they told us how the human body works in a funny way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Feb 19, 2015
  • minahil25 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I love this book it is amazing

Feb 18, 2015
  • taccobiter rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

i hate this book

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