Life on Earth: Human Body

Life on Earth: Human Body
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Format: Board book, 16 Pages
ISBN: 9781847809063
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Guided Reading Level: Q
Grade Level Equivalent: 4



Life on Earth: Human Body is the perfect introduction to anatomy and biology for 5+ year-olds.
Lift the flaps to find the answers to common questions, such as, ‘What do I need to stay healthy?’, ‘How often does my heart beat?’ and ‘Why do I have hairs up my nose?’ With 100 questions and 70 flaps to lift, Life on Earth: Human Body provides the perfect way to keep engaged while learning.

Topics covered include the senses, the skeleton, nerves and muscles, how illness works and keeping fit, among many more. Scientific details are turned into simple, bitesize facts that the reader lifts the flaps to discover.

Heather Alexander’s colourful illustrations make each fact memorable, and the sturdy, boardbook format means that even the most hands-on learners will have fun playing with the book day after day.
Perfect to read out loud to your toddler, or to let them explore on their own, Life on Earth: Human Body offers a fun, interactive way into science for little readers.

Be sure to check out the rest of the Life on Earth series: OceanJungleDinosaursThings That GoPlanet EarthSpace, and Farm. 

The author

Heather Alexander is the author of over 40 books for children, both fiction and non-fiction. Recent titles include Life On Earth: Human Body and Life on Earth: Farm (Wide-Eyed Editions), A Child’s Introduction to Art (Hachette) and Across the USA (Kane Miller/Ivy Kids).

ANDRES LOZANO is an illustrator from Madrid, who currently lives in London. He lists his inspirations as nature, architecture, Franco-Belgian comics and film noir. His work is characterised by overlayed colors, textures and strong line work. He has worked with The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Sunday Times, and Anorak.

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Format: Board book, 16 Pages
ISBN: 9781847809063
Size: 7.9 in x 10.7 in / 200.66 mm x 271.78 mm
Age Range: 5-6 years