Ready, Set, Grow
In her uniquely warm and funny style, Lynda wrote this entirely new book especially for younger girls to give them what they need to know to celebrate and accept the new and exciting changes that are happening to their bodies during puberty.
Illustrated with delightful drawings, Ready, Set, Grow is the sixth book in the popular Madaras What's Happening to My Body? series of growing-up books for girls and boys. Praised by parents, teachers, nurses, doctors, and especially kids, the bestselling What's Happening to My Body? books for older girls and boys are on the Best Books for Young Adults list from the American Library Association, and have been translated into 12 languages. Over 2,000,000 copies of the What's Happening to My Body? series are in print.
Paula will soon have a little brother. Martina wonders why she only has a mom, and John remembers when he was adopted....Families are like people: No two are alike Some kids live with their mom and dad, some kids live with two moms or two dads or just one parent. Lots of kids are adopted. Some kids know their birth parents, some do not. All Ways Family is a story about all the kinds of families and all about yours, too You will also discover how babies are conceived, where babies come from, and how families become families. Contains informative end matter with a glossary of terms and frequently asked questions.
Originally published in Spanish by Editorial Planeta, S. A.; Written in consultation with Dexus Majer, Barcelona, Spain
Basher Science: Biology, Life As We Know It created and illustrated by Simon Basher, Written by Dan Green:
Nature's building blocks have never been more sociable than in this newest offering from the creators of The Periodic Table and Physics. From cells to DNA, from viruses to mammals, from chlorophyll to flowers and fruit, and including the human body's parts and systems, Biology is a single volume BIO101 course. Distinctive characters, a creative pallette, and straight- forward text make it all clear--and fun
Welcome to a museum that is always open to explore. Inside these pages you'll get a peek at the workings of the major systems of the human body, from the minute muscles used to convey emotion to precise workings of the human brain. With stunning artwork by Katy Wiedemann and expert text by Dr. Jennifer Z. Paxton, this beautiful book makes anatomical knowledge both accessible and beautiful.
In Basher Science: Extreme Biology, artistic designer Simon Basher and writer Dan Green join neurophysiologist Dr. Mark Lythgoe to put modern biology under a microscope in this fun and fact-filled illustrated book for middle grade readers.Learn about the amazing research that is revolutionizing biology, from advances in medicine to genetic engineering. Meet the world's toughest bacterium and a biologically immortal flatworm whilst learning about epigenetics, superbugs, nanomedicine and cloning. Extreme Biology is a compelling guide to developments at the very forefront of science--a must-read for anyone wishing to understand, and engage with, modern biology. From Superbugs to Clones...Get to the Edge of Science with such topics as: - Hardcore Herd: Water bear, Conan the Bacterium, Planarian flatworm, Superbug (antibiotic-resistant microbes), Aliens
- Gene Genies: Gene (including DNA, RNA, Nucleotides), Gene expression, Protein, Prion, Genome, Epigenetics
- BioHacker Crew: Gene splicing, Recombinant DNA, Recombinant protein, Polymerase chain reaction, Genetically modified organism, Cloning, Gene machine, Shmeat (including tissue culture), Designer baby, Synthetic life, Biosafety (including bioethics)
- Bioscience Buddies/Drug Dudes: Nanomedicine, Monoclonal antibodies, Broad spectrum antiviral, Pharming (the use of genetic engineering to grow drugs), Biosensors
- Medical Mavericks: Face transplant, Regenerative medicine, Gene therapy (including DNA vaccine), Functional MRI
'An effective combination of clear science writing and entertaining illustrations. A great addition to any children's library or as a complementary text for science classes studying the microbiome'. -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
'Tubby, expressive microbes guide readers through this deceptively comprehensive, gleefully illustrated guide to the human microbiome'.-- PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY
A journey into the wonderful world of your microbiome
Within our bodies hides an entire world of organisms called microbes. They boost our immune systems, digest our food, regulate our metabolism and even impact on our mental health. Through Katie Brosnan's personable illustrations, we follow the digestive process from the moment the food enters our mouths to the moment waste leaves our bodies. Along the way we learn about this fascinating scientific frontier and gain an insight into the vast ecosystem that exists inside us.
Over A Million Copies Sold An international and beloved bestselling children's classic, Where Did I Come From? helps parents and their curious children get up close and personal with the intimate world of human sexuality in the form of a picture book. Told in an age-appropriate voice respectful of young people's natural intelligence and warmly and relatably illustrated throughout, Where Did I Come From? creates a safe space where families can learn about the traditional facts of life--from the different parts of the body to orgasm to birth. If you've been wondering how to have this talk with your children, look no further for a trusted resource that will give you the tools you need to share this critical information sensitively and factually. "The best description of sexual intercourse that is out there for children."
"You can't deny Mayle's talent for translating adult experience into child-level concepts."