Jennifer Berne takes the reader on a tour of the human body to reveal how it works—with some astonishing numbers and fascinating facts along the way.
From our eyes to our toes, do you know what makes the human body tick? Do you know that our hearts beat 100,000 times a day, which equals 36 MILLION times a year? Do you know that new stomach cells replace old ones every 9 days? Do you know that our tongue’s 8,000 taste buds can detect only 5 flavors? Through such fascinating facts, numbers big and small, and a strong narrative voice, this book takes young readers on a revealing journey through the wonder of the human body.