5 minute human body stories

Gabby Dawnay


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From the hairs in your nose to the nails on your toes – we all have a body and here’s how it grows! ‘5 minute stories’ include: Where Did I Begin?: From conception to baby; The Heartbeat Ballet: All about the heart and the blood; Your Lungs and the Air: The respiratory system; Brainy You! : The body’s control centre; Skin Holds You In: All about the skin; Hold-me-up: All about the skeleton and bones; Do I Move?: Marvellous muscles; I Spy: See, hear, smell, taste, touch; Snack Attack: All about digestion.

ISBN: 9781915569042 Category:


This fully illustrated treasury of ten rhyming five-minute stories is a playful introduction to the human body. Great to read aloud and packed full of fun and humour, the stories help young readers aged 5+ to understand the inner workings of our body… explaining how we breathe, move – and poo! Lively tales told in rhyming verse are followed up with non-fiction explainers which summarise the science behind each story. A fantastic addition to this best-selling series, which saw amazing success with 5-Minute Nature Stories. 5-minute stories include:· WHERE DID I BEGIN? From conception to baby· THE HEARTBEAT BALLET: All about the heart and the blood· YOUR LUNGS AND THE AIR: The respiratory system· BRAINY YOU! The body’s control centre· SKIN HOLDS YOU IN: All about the skin· HOLD-ME-UP: All about the skeleton and bones· DO I MOVE? Marvellous muscles· I SPY: See, hear, smell, taste, touch· SNACK ATTACK: All about digestionAccessible Biology in a 5 minute story format· Each story introduces a key part of the human body, starring a sweet smiley body part, from an energetic heart to a bouncy poo!· Each story ends with a non-fiction information page to explain more about what you’ve seen in each story· Engaging illustrations throughout Words of praise for 5 Minute Nature Stories:“A gift to inform and delight the youngest nature lovers” ? Waterstones

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Weight 0.65 kg
Dimensions 21 × 27 × 1.4 cm










611 (edition:23)


Children – juvenile / Code: J

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