Inside the Human Body
Gareth Stevens Pub., 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
An Inside Look is specially designed to explore the natural forces and amazing technology that shape our universe. Each volume takes readers on a remarkable adventure into an important part of our world. Striking, full-color illustrations complement a fact-filled text. Inviting two-page spreads offer many access points for readers to explore intriguing concepts. The abundance of easily understandable, cutting-edge information makes these large-format books invaluable references.Ever wonder why you get a scab after you cut yourself, why you sweat, or what our ears have to do with our balance? If so, you're in luck. Inside the Human Body answers these questions and more as it delves into the insides of the human body, discussing in length each of the body's major systems and how they work together to make each of us a unique individual.
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