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The Kingfisher First Human Body Encyclopedia

The Kingfisher First Human Body Encyclopedia

Kingfisher First Reference

Richard Walker; Roy Palmer

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This informative and activity-filled reference introduces younger children to human biology in a lively and accessible way. The book's thematic structure makes it easy for young readers to understand the various systems and organs that make up the body. Dozens of activities and experiments, including - Keeping a food diary (to analyze diet) - provide children with the opportunity to reinforce newly learned information. Full-color spreads address the questions that fascinate children, such as: What are we made of?, Why do we need to sleep?, and How do we breathe? A reference section at the back of the book includes a glossary, an index, and an 'Amazing facts' section. Special Features: Over 1,000 appealing, colorful photographs and illustrations. Clear and easy-to-understand definitions. Related activities and projects. Vocabulary carefully chosen for the 5-8 yr. reading level. Cross-references encourage further exploration.

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Richard Walker; Roy Palmer

Richard Walker is an award-winning science writer and is the author of a wide range of
books on the human body, biology and natural history. He has a BSc and PhD in zoology, and
he spent several years teaching biology in London schools before becoming a full-time writer.

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