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On Sale: 10/06/2015
ISBN: 9781596439290240 Pages, Ages 10-14
Welcome to the Human Body Theater, where your master of ceremonies is going to lead you through a theatrical revue of each and every biological system of the human body! Starting out as a skeleton, the MC puts on a new layer of her costume (her body) with each "act." By turns goofy and intensely informative, the Human Body Theater is always accessible and always entertaining.
Maris Wicks is a biology nerd, and by the time you've read this book, you will be too! Harnessing her passion for science (and her background as a science educator for elementary and middle-school students), she has created a comics-format introduction to the human body that will make an expert of any reader -- young or old!
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Praise for Human Body Theater
“Brilliant adjunct reading for biology students and the terminally curious.” —Publishers Weekly
“A delightful and enlightening addition to nonfiction graphic novel collections.” —School Library Journal, starred review
“This informative, frank exploration of the body perfectly balances science and silliness.” —Booklist, starred review
“This anatomical extravaganza really gets to the heart of the matter. Not to mention the guts, nerves, veins, bones...” —Kirkus Reviews