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The way we work : getting to know the amazing human body

Author: David Macaulay; Richard Walker
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: Many of us spend most of our lives oblivious to even basic information about the most amazing thing we'll ever take for granted-our own bodies. In The Way We Work, David Macaulay gives readers an opportunity to discover just how remarkable the human body really is. This comprehensive and entertaining resource reveals the inner workings of the human body and all of its systems and mechanisms, as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Macaulay, David.
Way we work.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2008
(OCoLC)820755102
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Macaulay; Richard Walker
ISBN: 9780618233786 0618233784
OCLC Number: 231745610
Notes: "Walter Lorraine books."
Includes index.
Awards: Boston Globe/Horn Book Non-fiction Honor, 2009.
Description: 336 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Building life --
Air traffic control --
Let's eat --
Who's in charge here? --
Battle stations --
Moving on --
Extending the line.
Responsibility: David Macaulay, with Richard Walker.
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From the Publisher: Many of us spend most of our lives oblivious to even basic information about the most amazing thing we'll ever take for granted-our own bodies. In The Way We Work, David Macaulay gives readers an opportunity to discover just how remarkable the human body really is. This comprehensive and entertaining resource reveals the inner workings of the human body and all of its systems and mechanisms, as only David Macaulay could. Page after page of beautifully illustrated spreads detail everything from cells to the bones and organs they build, clearly explaining the function of each, and offering up-close glimpses, unique cross-sections and perspectives, and even a little humor along the way. This book is for you and everyone you know. It can serve as a reference for children of all ages, families, teachers, and anyone who has questions about how their body works. This informative and engaging guide introduces you to you, and you will come away with a new appreciation of the amazing world inside yourself. When you open the cover you will see how David Macaulay builds a body and explains THE WAY WE WORK. There is no other book like it!

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