Author(s): Gill Arbuthnott
What Makes Your Body Work introduces some of the body's major organs and systems through experiments that the reader can preform. From understanding why the brain can decipher ltteers in a wrod in the wrnog oredr to measuring your own lung volume, What Makes Your Body Work is bursting full of insightful and brilliant ways to discover what makes our bodies tick. Packed full of eye-catching illustrations and explanatory diagrams as well as truly fascinating experiments that can be performed easily, Gill Arbuthnott takes readers on journey to reveal the answers behind what really makes your body work.
What Makes Your Body Work is a mind-blowing first reference book on the human body and how it works, introducing major organs and systems through experiments the reader can do.
Following a long career as a biology teacher, Gill Arbuthnott published her first book for children, The Chaos Clock in 2003. Her previous works include The Keeper's Daughter for Chicken House and Germ Wars for Barrington Stoke. Previous titles for A & C Black include the fantastic introduction to the building blocks of life, What Makes You YOU? and the fact filled A Beginner's Guide to the Periodic Table.