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Author Walker, Richard, 1951- author.
Title Human body / written by Richard Walker.
Pub Info London : DK, 2014.
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 612 WAL     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  J 612 Walker     AVAILABLE
Edition American edition.
Descript 72 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 28 cm.
text rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Eyewitness
DK eyewitness books.
Note "Explore how the human body works--from the smallest cells to the systems that keep us alive"--Cover.
Includes index.
Contents The human body -- Myth, magic, and medicine -- Study and dissection -- The microscopic body -- Looking inside the body -- The body's framework -- Inside bones -- The body's joints -- Muscle power -- The moving body -- the nervous system -- The brain -- Inside the brain -- Skin and touch -- Eyes and seeing -- Smell and taste -- Hormones -- The heart -- In circulation -- The blood -- Breathing to live -- Inside the lungs -- Eating -- Digestion -- Waste disposal -- Male and female -- A new life -- Growth and development -- Future bodies -- Timeline -- Find out more.
Summary Focusing on contemporary and historical developments in the study of human anatomy, this features clear, age appropriate text, photographs, charts, graphics, and 3-D models highlighting the inner workings of our bodies -- from the framework of our skeleton to the millions of tiny cells that make our bodies work. In this updated edition, kids can discover how muscles and joints help us move, find out how x-rays work, see the network of nerves inside the human head and more in a format that makes complex scientific concepts easy to understand.
Audience 008-012.
Subject Human body -- Juvenile literature.
Human physiology -- Juvenile literature.
Human anatomy -- Juvenile literature.
Alt Title Eyewitness human body
ISBN 9781465426208
9781465426178 (paperback)
1465426175 (paperback)
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