Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia (DK Children's Visual Encyclopedias) (Paperback)
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Everything you need to know about what makes your body tick!
Find out how the body works through the pages of this illustrated children’s book. Take a tour of the human body and learn everything from the structure of the brain, skeleton and bones to the immune and nervous system and the human mind and personality!
The children’s biology encyclopedia for children age 9 and older includes:
• Accessible images and straightforward text
• Double-page images displaying amazing human body images
• Timeline of key medical breakthroughs
• Quizzes to test your personality, and logical and reasoning skills
Discover mind-blowing facts about the human body! Did you know that you are made up of 100 trillion cells? Or that your blood vessels, if they were laid out end to end, would wrap around the Earth twice? Find out what makes a balanced diet, and see what part of the brain makes you appreciate music or determines your personality. This biology book for kids includes fun quizzes, information on medical breakthroughs and so much more!
Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia breaks down human anatomy for children in bite-sized information and colorful pictures that will leave them completely intrigued by the intricacies of the human body. Filled with the latest research, this is the perfect guide for homework projects or to just read for curiosity.
The award-winning, best-selling DK A Visual Encyclopedia has been completely revised! More than just a catalog of facts and photos — it’s a visual celebration of the history of all life on Earth. Other books in the series include Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia and Oceans: A Visual Encyclopedia.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.
DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.
Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting.
DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.
DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, the world’s leading publisher of strategy content for PC and console video games.
"[A] valuable addition to the library's reference section or a science classroom." – Library Media Connection