The Body Atlas: A Pictorial Guide to the Human Body (Hardcover)

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By DK, Giuliano Fornarni (Illustrator)
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Reveal the inner workings of the human body with this illustrated atlas.

How well do you know your body? What happens under your skin? Where exactly is your stomach? What does your liver do? How can ears help your balance? The Body Atlas answers all these questions and many more.

This unique visual guide approaches a body as if it were a map, divided into "continents" (such as parts of the body) and "countries" (such as organs). You can see inside your body and examine it region by region - for example, the head and neck or the upper torso. These regions enclose vital structures, such as the brain, lungs, and heart, just as continents contain countries. Body systems such as the circulatory system (blood) and nervous system, link the body regions just like mountains and rivers range across countries.

The detailed illustrations carefully pull back the layers of the body so you can see inside the hidden interior. All bones, muscles, and organs are clearly labeled with scientific and common names; and there are photos of parts you wouldn't normally be able to see, such as your vocal cords.

Packed with amazing facts and illustrations, The Body Atlas takes you on a top-to-toe tour through your own anatomy. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, this book has been refreshed for a new generation of budding biologists and doctors-in-the-making.

About the Author


Steve Parker is the award-winning children's author of more than 80 science, nature, and biology titles. A zoology graduate, he has written for exhibitions and the books that accompanied them at London's Natural History Museum.

Giuliano Fornani is one of Europe's foremost book illustrators, with a wealth of experience working for book publishers in both his native Italy and the rest of Europe. He has successfully collaborated with DK on a number of bestselling children's books.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781465490964
ISBN-10: 1465490965
Publisher: DK Children
Publication Date: September 22nd, 2020
Pages: 64

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