Body: bones, muscles, blood and other body bits

In this book, readers will find out what keeps their body upright and why it moves when they want it to. All will be revealed about the mysteries of the brain as well as why skunks smell so unpleasant.

Readers will discover how they take in life-giving oxygen get energy from their food as well as how urine is made or what the liver does. All this against a background of the heart pumping blood to every one of the body's cells.

The reader will meet grave-robbing body snatchers a railway worker with an iron rod through his head Frankenstein's monster and other fascinating characters who have all affected our knowledge of the human body.

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Author(s)Richard Walker
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Shelf referenceA 570 WAL
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