The  Great Big Body Book

The Great Big Body Book by Mary Hoffman

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Format: Hardback, 40 Pages
ISBN: 9781847808721
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There are all kinds of bodies in the world. What are YOU like? Celebrate our brilliant bodies in this fantastic book jam-packed with interesting facts. Bodies come in all shapes and sizes as we change from babies to children to teenagers to adults, our bodies change too! Find out about growing and learning, keeping fit, breaks and bruises, the five senses, using our minds, how we are the same and how we are different – and lots more in the fourth book in the internationally best-selling Great Big Book series.

MARY HOFFMAN is the internationally acclaimed author of over 100 books for children, ranging from picture books to teenage fiction. Her first picture book for Frances Lincoln, Amazing Grace, has become a classic which, with its sequels in the series, has sold 1.5 million copies worldwide. Mary’s other picture books for Frances Lincoln include The Colour of Home with Karin Littlewood and An Angel Just Like Me with Cornelius van Wright, as well as the hugely successful The Great Big Book of Families, The Great Big Book of Feelings, and Welcome to the Family, all with Ros Asquith. Their next title together will be The Great Big Body Book. Mary Hoffman lives in Oxfordshire. For more information about her books visit her website:

ROS ASQUITH has been a Guardian cartoonist for 20 years, and has written and illustrated over 70 books for young people, including the bestseller The Great Big Book of Families, with Mary Hoffman, the Teenage Worrier series, Letters from an Alien Schoolboy-which was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize- and her debut picture story book It’s Not Fairy. Ros lives in north London with her husband and two sons. For more information about Ros, visit her website:

Format: Hardback, 40 Pages
ISBN: 9781847808721
Size: 8.661 in x 11.811 in / 220 mm x 300 mm
"Cheerful and informative, this is a splendid introduction for humans of all shapes and sizes to share."
"Teachers may use this book for discussion related to introducing basic body topics or the human life span. The colorful, humorous illustrations and page layout make it student friendly...School or classroom libraries should purchase." - Jo Monahan, Librarian for School Library Connection, Recommended book in their March/ April 2017 issue