The Kingfisher First Human Body Encyclopedia

The Kingfisher First Human Body Encyclopedia

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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.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 112 pages
  • 218.4 x 276.9 x 17.8mm | 771.12g
  • Kingfisher
  • United States
  • English
  • 0753451778
  • 9780753451779
  • 604,417

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Children's LiteratureIf you are planning on purchasing only one new human body reference book this year for your children's collection, try this informative single volume encyclopedia...It is a solid choice for teachers, librarians, and parents. Library Journal Earning high marks for visual appeal, this introduction to human anatomy features photos of bright-faced children posed on every page, along with plenty of informative, color-enhanced views of insides and outsides. Science Book & FictionThis richly illustrated book with numerous color illustrations and photographs introduces the human body to young people and provides activities children can participate in to learn more about the body...Younger children will find the pictures themselves very interesting, and those same pictures can provide the basis for adult explanations. Older children will be able to read and interact with the book on their own. At $16.95, the book would be a very worthwhile addition to a library coshow more

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