The Germ Lab
The Gruesome Story of Deadly Diseases
Author: by Richard Platt, illustrated by John Kelly
An entertaining and comprehensive history of diseases, infections, plagues and pandemics for young readers. The Germ Lab features case histories of specific epidemics and pandemics, 'eyewitness' accounts from the rats, flies, ticks, and creepy-crawlies who spread the most deadly viruses, plus plenty of fascinating facts and figures on the biggest and worst afflictions. Illustrated throughout with brilliantly entertaining artworks and fun characters, you'll be entertained by a secret war room showing the war on germs, a rogues' gallery highlighting the worst offenders, the very deadliest diseases examined under the microscope, and much more.