The Kingfisher Book of the Human Body

The Kingfisher Book of the Human Body

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Find out what really makes you tick, from head to toe, inside and out! The most astonishing and complex organism on earth - the human body - is explored in this great-value bind-up of the four titles in the"Bodyscope" series. A dazzling array of specialist photography and state-of-the-art digital illustration reveals the secrets of human biology in breathtaking detail. Incorporating the very latest medical research, this groundbreaking book provides a compelling guide to what makes us work, from our heartbeat to brain cells. Feature spreads take an in-depth look at a wide range of subjects, including the invisible creatures that set up home on our skin and the amazing scanning techniques doctors use to peer inside the body. For anyone who has ever marvelled at the intricacies and workings of the human body, "The Kingfisher Book of the Human Body" is an indispensable reference.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 194 x 255mm | 743g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour photos, digital artwork
  • 0753412012
  • 9780753412015

About Dr. Patricia MacNair

Dr Patricia Macnair studied Medicine at the University of Bristol in England. After several years working in a variety of hospital specialities, she is now a freelance medical journalist and broadcaster. Patricia has worked predominantly for the BBC, writing, reporting and presenting for radio, TV and online, on a huge range of medical topics. She is also a regular contributor to national newspapers and magazines. In 2002, she won a major online health writing award for the BBC genetics website. Patricia recently completed an MA in Medical Ethics and Medical Law at King's College, University of London.show more