- Your Body - Hachette Children's Group

Time remaining

  • -- days
  • -- hours
  • -- minutes
  • -- seconds
Other Formats
  • Paperback £8.99
    More information
    • ISBN:9780750299657
    • Publication date:13 Jun 2019
Books in this series

Your Body

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

If you've ever wondered what keeps your body ticking, you've come to the right place. Using fascinating infographics, discover the fundamental processes of the human body: how your muscles move, your eyes see and your bones heal.

There are endless facts to learn about the human body, but once you've absorbed them, do you really know how your own body works? It grows and changes thanks to some incredible processes - and grasping them is the key to understanding it. It's time to discover how you breathe, how your ears hear and how to get blood around your body. Pore over the step-by-step infographic art and fascinating facts to uncover the dazzling truth about the human body - then try out the mind-bending challenges on each page!

TOPICS:
How your eyes see
How your ears hear
How you taste and smell
How you feel
How your body digests food
How you breathe
How to get blood around your body
How blood protects you
How your bones heal
How your muscles move
How a baby grows
How you grow bigger

The Infographic How It Works series is an exploration of the processes that make the world (and the universe) go round, from the activity in tectonic plates to the enzymes that break down food in our bodies. Each process is clearly explained using amazing infographics and essential facts - plus an experiment or challenge for readers to try, so they can keep the discovery going.

Other titles in the Infographic How It Works series:
Life on Earth
Machines and Motors
Our Planet
Our Universe
Today's Technology

Biographical Notes

Jon Richards is an award-winning author of non-fiction books for children. He specialises in visual literacy, infographics and data visualisation.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780750299282
  • Publication date: 22 Sep 2016
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
Hodder Children's Books

Chariots and Champions

Julia Donaldson, Thomas Docherty
Contributors:
Julia Donaldson, Thomas Docherty
Wren & Rook

James Rhodes' Playlist

James Rhodes, Martin O'Neill
Contributors:
James Rhodes, Martin O'Neill

A visually stunning introduction to classical music for first-time listeners and long-time fans, from piano maestro and bestselling author James Rhodes. Bach. Mozart. Beethoven. Old guys with curly wigs, right? But trust me: those composers were the original rock stars. Let me introduce you to some of the most breathtaking and magnificent pieces of music ever created. We'll meet the rebels and revolutionaries who wrote them - did you know Beethoven peed into a chamber pot he kept under his piano? - and find out why they're responsible for every track on your phone today. The world of classical music is going to blow your mind. So take some time out to read listen to the online playlist I've curated for you. Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schubert, Rachmaninoff and Ravel: the perfect introduction to classical music.With jaw-dropping artwork and avant-garde design, this visually exquisite celebration of classical music is encased in a stunning slipcase and features a large fold-out poster.

Franklin Watts

Take Charge of Anger

Gill Hasson, Sarah Jennings
Contributors:
Gill Hasson, Sarah Jennings
Wayland

Urban Wildlife

Victoria Munson
Authors:
Victoria Munson
Franklin Watts

My Body's Changing

Anita Ganeri
Authors:
Anita Ganeri
Wayland

Exercise and Play

Katie Woolley, Ryan Wheatcroft
Contributors:
Katie Woolley, Ryan Wheatcroft

Why do I have to exercise? Why is it fun to play? The answers to these and many other questions about exercise and play can be discovered in this lively and informative series. The topics of fitness and fun are complemented by charming and humorous illustrations. This book is designed for children to begin to learn about the importance of being healthy, and the ways in which we can look after our bodies to keep fit and well. At the back are notes for parents and teachers that provide additional advice and support as well as further activity ideas and information.These titles support the science curriculum at Key Stage One and Key Stage 2, as well as PSHCE topics.The Healthy Me series is aimed at children aged from 5 and up to explain how people can keep fit and be healthy, forming habits that will last a life time. Other titles in the series are: Keeping Clean, Eating Well, Keeping Safe, Taking Medicines, Resting and Sleeping.

Franklin Watts

Put Your Worries Away

Gill Hasson, Sarah Jennings
Contributors:
Gill Hasson, Sarah Jennings

Orion Children's Books

The Wishing Bones

Michelle Lovric
Authors:
Michelle Lovric

A brand new exquisitely imagined historical fantasy novel set on the canals of Venice from award-winning author, Michelle Lovric for ages 9+Venice in 1740, a serene and lovely city.But look beneath the surface . . . step off the edge of what you think you know . . .Young orphan Lily has grown up in a dreary, prison-like convent. Her only freedom is walking the beautiful streets of Venice, dreaming of escape...of a family...of being loved.Then Saint Lucy, guardian of Venice, is mysteriously injured. Without her protection, the city's vibrant colours fade to grey. And soon, the Venetians start to turn on one another.If Lily can't find a way to heal Saint Lucy, Venice - the only home she's ever known - will descend into darkness...forever.A magical adventure set amongst mysterious canals and filled with monstrous eels, misleading mermaids and menacing curses.

Orchard Books

Grandma Dangerous and the Toe of Treachery

Kita Mitchell
Authors:
Kita Mitchell
Franklin Watts

Pollution

Izzi Howell
Authors:
Izzi Howell
Wayland

Romanticism

Susie Brooks
Authors:
Susie Brooks
Wayland

Pop Art

Susie Brooks
Authors:
Susie Brooks

Discover the art movements that shaped our world in this wonderfully visual series for children aged 9 and upPop Art burst onto the scene in the mid-20th century, filling the grey post-war years with life, colour - and fun! Pop artists from Andy Warhol to David Hockney strived to make art accessible for everyone, celebrating the popular symbols of the modern age - from cars to hamburgers - in their work. In the process, they changed the face of art forever. An accessible and in-depth guide to some of the most popular and significant art movements, Inside Art Movements explores their origins, evolution and legacy in today's world.

Franklin Watts

Optician

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon

When was the last time you had your eyesight tested or visited an optician? Perhaps one day you might like to become an optician too? In this book you will meet our optician, Nicola - and some of the people she works with - and see what she does at work every day. Find out about the special equipment she uses and all the different tests she does to check the health of people's eyes.Brilliant introductory books for very young readers that follow real professionals around their place of work to give a flavour of what it means to work in a particular job.

Wayland

When Planet Earth Was New

James Gladstone
Authors:
James Gladstone

An engaging exploration of Earth's evolution, spanning from its uninhabitable beginnings to the birth of life, and on to the present day.Imagine... Before humans. Before mammals and dinosaurs. Before insects, plants, and even bacteria: What was it like on Earth?When Planet Earth Was New transports readers billions of years into the past-when ours was a hot, lifeless world-and takes us on a grand tour of Earth through time. It's a breathtaking journey, full of surprises: From our planet's boiling beginnings to its millions of years of rain. From the tiny creatures who created oxygen to the giant beasts who breathed it. From then to now. Come and explore what our world was like When Planet Earth Was New.

Franklin Watts

34.7 Quadrillion Minutes Since the Last Dinosaurs Died

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

Do you know for how many years the dinosaurs ruled the Earth? Or how much the hefty Argentinosaurus weighed? Which dinosaur ran 144 per cent faster than Usain Bolt? And do you know how many hours there were in a dinosaur say? Discover the answers to all these questions and much, more more in Big Countdown: Dinosaurs.The Big Countdown looks at popular topics and investigates the great many numbers that make them fascinating. From the mind-bogglingly large to smallest and most precious, this series helps us understand that it's not just our days that are numbered. Perfect for number-crunchers aged 9 and up.

Wayland

Coding with Minecraft

Álvaro Scrivano
Authors:
Álvaro Scrivano
Orchard Books

Enchantimals: Best Friends Forever

Meet the Enchantimals of Wonderwood and their animal besties! Keepers of their forest home, they maintain balance, peace and harmony amongst all living things.When Patter Peacock and her bestie, Flap, get washed away from their home, they end up in Wonderwood. They meet four new friends who show them the sights and make Patter feel right at home. Flap feels homesick and doesn't want to stay, but Patter doesn't seem to notice. When Flap tries to make his way home alone, Patter and her new friends race to find him, and realise that home is where your friends are. Based on the Enchantimals animated special, Finding Home.

Wayland

Beans to Chocolate

Sarah Ridley
Authors:
Sarah Ridley

Everyone loves chocolate, but do you know where it come from and how it ends up on the supermarket shelves? Follow the story of fair trade chocolate from bean to bar, through the farming process to manufacturing. The simple text in this book, suitable for children aged 5+, is accompanied by large, attractive photographs. For children progressing through Book Bands, it is suitable for reading at level 8: Purple.Where food comes from is a series for young children, helping them question where their food comes from. It uncovers the role of farmers and others and begins an exploration of food groups. Children studying science topics including how plants change over time and healthy eating will also find these books useful.

Wayland

Keeping Clean

Katie Woolley, Ryan Wheatcroft
Contributors:
Katie Woolley, Ryan Wheatcroft

Why do I have to wash? What's wrong with biting my nails? Why can't I pick my nose? Why can't I wear the same socks each day? The answers to these and many other questions about hygiene can be discovered in this lively and informative series. The topic of keeping clean is complemented by charming and humorous illustrations. This book is designed for children to begin to learn about the importance of being healthy, and the ways in which we can look after our bodies to keep fit and well. A clean body is very important for keeping illnesses atbay and for feeling good about yourself. Creating good hygiene habits from an early age is vital.At the back are notes for parents and teachers that provide additional advice and support as well as further activity ideas and information.These titles support the science curriculum at Key Stage One and Key Stage 2, as well as PSHCE topics.The Healthy Me series is aimed at children aged from 5 and up to explain how people can keep fit and be healthy, forming habits that will last a life time. Other titles in the series are: Exercise and Play, Eating Well, Keeping Safe, Taking Medicines, Resting and Sleeping.

Franklin Watts

A Roller-coaster Ride Around The Body

Gabby Dawnay, Alex Barrow
Contributors:
Gabby Dawnay, Alex Barrow