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The Human Body

WOW! I didn’t know that!
How does the heart pump blood?
Why must we protect our skin from the sun?
What is DNA?
How do we fight germs?
Why do we sweat when we are hot?

Discover the fascinating systems at work in our bodies – from tiny cells to powerful muscles, the digestive system to breathing.
stunning cutaway pictures with lively, informative text make this book an excellent introduction to the astonishing world of the human body.

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Condition: New 5/5 | Language: English | Publisher: Hours Editions | Published: 2008 | Format: Hard Cover | Pages: 34 | ISBN: 9781899762859


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1. About the Author(s): Martin Rowland

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