Professor Astro Cat's Human Body Odyssey (Hardcover)

By Dr. Dominic Walliman, Ben Newman (Illustrator)

Flying Eye Books, 9781911171911, 64pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2018

List Price: 24.00*
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Description

The latest Professor Astro Cat adventure is perfect for curious young scientists who want to learn more about the ins and outs of the human body!

Are our ears supposed to be a weird shape? Why do we sneeze? What is the point in having skin? The human body is one of the most complicated things in the Universe. Join Professor Astro Cat and the whole gang as they journey through all the wondrous parts of the human body, with the help of writer Dominic Walliman himself! From head to toe and everywhere in-between, there's nothing left out of this fascinating human body odyssey!


About the Author

Dr. Dominic Walliman loves learning about science and strives to make science accessible to everybody. As well as writing the Professor Astro Cat books he produces the YouTube channel Domain of Science. He worked for several years on quantum computing, receiving his PhD in quantum device physics in 2010.

Ben Newman is an award-winning illustrator who has racked up an impressive list of clients including Penguin, the BBC, and the New York Times, amongst many others.


Praise For Professor Astro Cat's Human Body Odyssey

"This eye-catching book makes the complicated human body much less so while still providing enough detail to allow readers to linger and explore."
Kirkus Reviews

“In the bright retro- futuristic art, glimpses of the bubble-helmeted explorers battling a scowling virus or slogging through puddles of nasal mucus add comical business to the big cutaway and diagrammatic views, making technical terms (synovial fluid, CRISPR) and details in the generous quantities of labels and explanatory notes all the more digestible.”
—Booklist

"There are tons of illustrations that help explain these advanced scientific concepts of different accessibility options for disabled peoples well as body systems.  The lymphatic and endocrine systems as well as the senses and skin, everything is covered!"
The Tiny Activist