[T]his "recipe for a human" features particularly clear and simple descriptions of body parts and systems and how they work. . . . [Macnair] presents information on each topical spread in captions and easily digestible blocks of text around a mix of brightly colored photos and digital paintings that depict a diverse array of children and simplified organs. . . . It makes for an accesible supplementary choice.
School Library Journal
This broad, accessible encyclopedia will appeal to browsers because of the 500-plus highly realistic computer-generated illustrations, large fonts, and short paragraphs. . . . [S]cience enthusiasts will enjoy browsing this smorgasbord of information.