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See inside your body
“Perfectly pitched for Key Stage 2, a mix of facts, humour and novelty flaps...This series is proof that the right non-fiction still sells.”
“It would be impossible to praise this series too highly.”
Bookseller Back to School June 2007
Key Stage: KS1/2 S (info)
276 x 216mm
Author/Editor: Katie Daynes
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My 3 year old daughter is completely enthralled by this book. She loves finding out what different organs do and what they are called. I am a lab tech, and have taken the opportunity to start teaching her the medical terms for different structures as well as some of the bones. I think she now knows more about the body than many people 10 years her senior. The flaps and artwork and little characters capture her attention, sometimes for hours. The production of waste, the cut, the germs in the blood and the lung, and the skeleton are particularly interesting, but her favorite by far is the broken tibia. My daughter loves this book and so do I. I highly recommend it!
Kim, 17th September 2015
See inside your body review
I bought this book for my little girl who was asking a lot of questions about the body that I didn't know how to explain to her in a way she would understand. This book is fantastic!! I can't say a bad word about it. It's a great way to have fun with your child whilst they learn. Even my 2 yr old son sits down with us whilst we read and he's picked up quite a lot of info. I would highly reccomend this book to any parent and even school children to read themselves. For 9.99 you can't complain, money well spent I say.
Mrs Dwyer, 8th April 2011
See Inside Your Body
This book is excellent for all ages, gives a really good insight to a human body and the colourful way the book shows this is good.
Emma English, 21st November 2009
See inside your body
Absolutely fantastic. My daughter, Hollie age 3, thinks this book is fascinating, really interested in every page, especially lift-up flaps.
Nina Asquith, 12th June 2009
Wonderful Learning Book
I recently purchased this book for my 4 yr old. She had been asking a lot of questions that I could not answer, so I purchased the book after looking through it a bit. It has wonderful illustrations that are easy to understand, and the interactive flaps are fun to lift up. I find it so much easier now to describe things to her, with help from this book! Thank you!
Corrie MacDonald, 20th January 2009
see inside your body
i think this book is nice. i read it in the library, i love it sooooooooo much it is cool, i love the little people in it. could you make more books like it cos your my favorite book company
tiya banda, 7th July 2008
See inside your body book review
this is a super book for the inquisitive child. there is enough easy english to encourage new readers to have a go themselves, and enough of the harder words to keep the older ones (and adults) interested. the colours are great and the flaps prove irresistible to small fingers. the topics covered are sensible and appealing to the young audience e.g. eating & excreting, and the section on breathing (pictures of healthy & unhealthy lungs) get the no smoking message across without even seeming to try. the book has proved well worth the price in our household. we have had it over a year now, it is extremely well thumbed but the flaps are holding up very well. thank you.
mrs e hillman, 13th May 2007
Clever illustrations and accessible language make these a joy to read for kids who want to know everything about everything.
The See Inside range is a stonkingly good series of books covering a wealth of topics. They are a4 sized hardbacks crammed full with information and diagrams and hundreds of flaps to lift to see what’s going on inside. They really do grow up with children – a sure sign of a quality, well-designed series!
A super collection of information books from Usborne, which really engage the reader by providing interesting information, colourful graphics and plenty of flaps with yet more information.
Parents in Touch
Two that my daughter (nearly five) adores and goes back to again and again are See Inside Your Body by Katie Daynes (£8.99) and The Flip-Flap Body Book (£7.99, both Usborne). The first is fairly detailed, and it covers eating, excreting, bones, muscles and the senses and has lift-up flaps. It’s really good for learning about food and what happens to it. You can read out the simpler bits and go into more details as she gets older. If you were to buy just one book for her that would be right for her now and last for a couple more years, this would be my recommendation. The Flip-Flap Body Book covers food and digestion, the sense and how babies are made in a very basic fashion (note: each of these topics is the subject of a separate book that goes into more detail and costs £4.99) but it’s very accessible and aimed at young children.
Annalisa Barbieri - The Guardian - Best chilren's books on the human body
A smart, fun, exciting, interactive introduction to what is arguably the most fascinating topic of scientific study, the human body. The flap panels encourage the reader to participate in the journey into the hidden wonders that our body has to offer, taking them deeper into the functionality and intricate detail of our tissues. With a perfect balance of scientific terminology and simplistic explanations of the various systems in our bodies, the young anatomist will find this book informative and stimulating. It’s a superb introduction to the human body!
Dr. Gemma Balmer
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