Amazing Body Facts And Trivia

by BOOK SALES INC, Jack Challoner

August 1, 2011 | Hardcover

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Beautifully illustrated books, each book in the 6.5in x 8in Amazing Facts and Trivia series contains hundreds of colorful pieces of artwork, photographs, and diagrams. These quirky books are designed to be opened to any page so that readers can discover intriguing stories, facts, tips, and trivia.

The human body is truly incredible. Amazing Body Facts and Trivia features over 400 fascinating facts, busted myths, and amazing statistics about your body, drawn from anatomy, physiology, medicine, history, and mythology—which are sure to astound, amuse, inform, and entertain. Every body is an incredibly complex machine. This book is a celebration of that machine, one that aims to set the record straight with clear explanations and reliable facts.

Amazing Body Facts and Trivia is full to the gills with facts on the muscles and skeleton; digestion and appetite; the brain and nervous system; skin, hair, nails and teeth; vision and hearing; blood, circulation and breathing; nutrition and metabolism; growth and reproduction; aging and death; genetics and evolution; and anatomy, disease and medicine. Chapters on the myths, traditions, art and misconceptions about the body will interest readers, along with astounding feats and truly unbelievable facts.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 1 × 1 × 1 in

Published: August 1, 2011

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0785827439

ISBN - 13: 9780785827436

Found in: Reference and Language

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Amazing Body Facts And Trivia

by BOOK SALES INC, Jack Challoner

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 1 × 1 × 1 in

Published: August 1, 2011

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0785827439

ISBN - 13: 9780785827436

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Beautifully illustrated books, each book in the 6.5in x 8in Amazing Facts and Trivia series contains hundreds of colorful pieces of artwork, photographs, and diagrams. These quirky books are designed to be opened to any page so that readers can discover intriguing stories, facts, tips, and trivia.

The human body is truly incredible. Amazing Body Facts and Trivia features over 400 fascinating facts, busted myths, and amazing statistics about your body, drawn from anatomy, physiology, medicine, history, and mythology—which are sure to astound, amuse, inform, and entertain. Every body is an incredibly complex machine. This book is a celebration of that machine, one that aims to set the record straight with clear explanations and reliable facts.

Amazing Body Facts and Trivia is full to the gills with facts on the muscles and skeleton; digestion and appetite; the brain and nervous system; skin, hair, nails and teeth; vision and hearing; blood, circulation and breathing; nutrition and metabolism; growth and reproduction; aging and death; genetics and evolution; and anatomy, disease and medicine. Chapters on the myths, traditions, art and misconceptions about the body will interest readers, along with astounding feats and truly unbelievable facts.

About the Author

Jack Challoner studied physics and is a trained science teacher, and has been writing books on all aspects of science and technology, and for all ages, for twenty years. He has written books on the brain, on reproduction, on the history of medicine, on nutrition and on cell biology. Jack has also worked in television, researching and advising on programs on a wide range of topics including human biology. Along the way, he has picked up some amazing insight into our amazing human body, and he wants to share it with you, in this book.
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