Human Body

An interactive guide to the inner workings of the body

Steve Parker

Take an interactive tour through the world's most complicated machine – the human body. With the use of pop-ups, pull-tabs and other novelty features, this is a fantastic introduction to how the body works.

978 0 565 09264 1
February 2010
254 x 254 mm
Colour throughout
Natural History Museum


Specialist close-up photography and clear, easy-to-read text reveal what happens on and beneath our skin, from the top of our heads to our toes and everywhere in between. 

Find out what makes bones strong as well as flexible, follow the blood on its amazing journey around your body and learn how the brain controls everything we think, feel and do. 

The book also introduces young readers to hormones, the reproductive system, and what happens when we grow and age.

Packed with fascinating facts and vivid illustrations, this is an ideal introduction to the human body for budding young medical experts.

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About the author

Steve Parker is an author, editor and consultant specializing in the natural world, biology, technology and general sciences. He has written more than 250 books and has worked on the staff at London's Natural History Museum. Steve is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. 


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"This book uses pop-ups, pull-tabs and close-up photographs to illustrate what happens beneath the skin of one of nature’s greatest wonders – the human body."

The Times Eureka Magazine

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