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Human Body, Volume 2

James Olstein


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Full of weird and wacky facts and retro-inspired illustrations, Human Body is a fun introduction to everything from the strength of human hair to the storage capacity of the brain.

The human body is wild and strange--and these fascinating facts explore everything kids want to know, from the energy we create, to the bones that hold us up, to the bacteria that live inside us. Find out the real reason that ice cream gives us brain freeze, the true speed of a sneeze, and delightfully icky information about how much snot we produce in a day. There are even world records revealing the shortest, tallest, and fastest humans that ever lived.

Sterling Children's Books, 9781454937593, 80pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2019

About the Author

James Olstein has illustrated for the BBC, Bob's Burgers, Monocle Magazine, Mental Floss, Scientific America, Sierra Magazine, economia, the Boston Globe, and the National Constitution Center. He has displayed his work at Spoke Gallery NYC, Galleries 1988, and Philadelphia Independents. He runs a successful blog called Illustrated Science that has been featured in The Verge and Geekadelphia. He lives in Philadelphia, PA.