The Quest to Digest (Paperback)

By Mary Corcoran, Jef Czekaj (Illustrator)

Charlesbridge Publishing, 9781570916656, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2006



Humorous text and illustrations follow an apple's journey through the human digestive system. Discover why mucus is so important to your body and how food particles are absorbed by the small intestine and turned into energy. Readers also learn why we burp, vomit, and pass gas.

About the Author

Mary Corcoran writes a science column for kids, which appears in The Redding Pilot. She is the author of THE QUEST TO DIGEST and THE CIRCULATORY STORY. Mary lives in Redding, Connecticut.