The Blood-Hungry Spleen and Other Poems about Our Parts
"Makes a terrific and enriching addition to any life-science course and a charming gateway into deeper discussions of the body." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
Have you ever wondered what some of your body parts do? How many times a year your heart beats? How big your small intestines are? Which of your muscles looks most like a slug? Certain to appeal to elementary-school children, these thirty-four humorous, anatomically accurate poems explore the workings of our bodies with great verve and enthusiasm — and plenty of outrageous illustrations.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - alarso2 - LibraryThing
I really liked this nonfictional text about the human body. It was a collect ion of poems about various parts of the human body and their functions. It made learning anatomy fun for a child through a number of jokes and silly illustrations. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CarolinePfrang - LibraryThing
“The Blood Hungry Spleen” is a collection of poems that all center around a different body part. The main message of these poems are to inform the reader of the functions and importance of body parts ... Read full review