Navigators: Human Body

Navigators: Human Body

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Travel through the human body and explore the systems that work together to keep us alive and well. Find out more about the body's basic building blocks - cells and tissue - and the outer layers that protect us from attack. Take a tour of the brain, the body's essential nerve centre, and move from system to system to discover exactly how we human beings function.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 256 x 285 x 10mm | 616g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • full-colour photos & artwork
  • 0753416948
  • 9780753416945

Table of contents

1 Title; 2 Contents; 4 Systems in unison; 6 Essential cells; 8 Genes and cells; 10 Skeleton; 12 Pure muscle; 14 Joints and ligaments; 16 Skin coating; 18 Blood vessels; 20 Immunity; 22 The cardiac cycle; 24 Lungs and breathing; 26 Nerves and reflexes; 28 The grey matter; 30 Touch, taste and smell; 32 Sight and sound; 34 Glands and hormones; 36 Food and digestion; 38 Processing and cleaning; 40 Waste management; 42 Foetus to full-grown; 44 Glossary and References; 46 Index; 48 Acknowledgements.show more

About Miranda Smith

Miranda Smith is a long-standing editor of information books for both children and adults. She has a particular interest in the field of natural history and has written books and articles for children on the subject, including the encyclopedic Living Earth (for Dorling Kindersley). Medi-mation is a specialist visualization company that works mainly in the fields of medicine and science, creating some of the most advanced 3D illustrations available.show more