A Drop of Blood

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Harper Collins, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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You've seen your own blood, when you have a cut or a scrape. You can see the veins in your wrist, and you've seen the scab that forms as a cut heals. But do you know what blood does for you? Without blood, you couldn't play, or grow, or learn. That's because just about every part of your body needs blood, from your muscles to your bones to your brain. How does your body use blood? Read and find out!

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User Review  - amartin2787 - LibraryThing

A DROP OF BLOOD is an exciting way for children to learn the basics about blood and how it works in the human body. The illustrations and use of the vampire and monster characters help children stay ... Read full review

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User Review  - iecj - LibraryThing

This book offers a humorous look inside the human body in an effort to inform readers about the circulatory system. The text is simply written and easy to understand. Color illustrations are used rather than photographs, but they're used well. The book is appropriate for all ages. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Paul Showers wrote twenty books for the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series, including favorites such as What Happens to a Hamburger? and Where Does the Garbage Go? Mr. Showers worked on the Detroit Free Press, the New York Herald Tribune, and for thirty years, the Sunday New York Times.

Edward Miller has illustrated many books for young readers in his signature graphic style, including "Boats on the River," "Dig a Tunnel," and" Cross a Bridge," A graduate of Parsons School of Design and a former art director, Edward lives in New York City.

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