My Noisy Body (Hardcover)
Tundra Books (NY), 9781770492011, 24pp.
Publication Date: September 13, 2011
My Noisy Body deals with the digestive system and the many noises it creates, from burps to stomach growls to farts. Why do we hiccup? Sneeze? Snore?
About the Author
Born in Toronto, Francine Gerstein MD received her Bachelor of Arts and Science from the University of Western Ontario and her doctorate from the University of Toronto Medical School. She completed a residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto and practices Family Medicine and aesthetic (cosmetic) medicine. She is a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, the Ontario Medical Association, and the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Gerstein has co-authored this Body Works series with her sister-in-law, Liza Fromer.
Award-winning illustrator Joe Weissmann was born in Austria and grew up in the small village of Acre by the Mediterranean Sea in Israel. He came to Canada when he was eleven. He lived in Montreal and studied at Le Musee des Beaux Arts and Concordia University. He has a long, distinguished career as an illustrator in advertising as well as in magazine and book publishing."
Praise For My Noisy Body…
“Fun facts separate the text into manageable passages, while a glossary helps clarify any unfamiliar medical terms. A fun, frank look at sometimes taboo topics.”