Planet Earth can be a dangerous place for all living creatures, including you. You can usually escape from erupting volcanoes and floods. You can protect your body from the blazing Sun and freezing snow. But wherever you live and whatever the weather, you cannot escape GERMS! Enjoy Your Cells is a series of children's books from the acclaimed creative partnership of scientist/author Fran Balkwill and illustrator Mic Rolph. Once again, they use their unique brand of simple but scientifically accurate commentary and exuberantly colorful graphics to take young readers on an entertaining exploration of the amazing, hidden world of cells, proteins, and DNA. It's over ten years since Fran and Mic invented a new way of getting science across to children. Think what extraordinary advances have been made in biology in that timeand how often those discoveries made headlines. Stem cells, cloning, embryo transfer, emerging infections, vaccine developmentELhere in these books are the basic facts behind the public debates. With these books, children will learn to enjoy their cells and current affairs at the same time. And they're getting information that has been written and reviewed by working scientists, so it's completely correct and up-to-date. Readers aged 7 and up will appreciate the stories' lively language and with help, even younger children will enjoy and learn from the jokes and illustrationsno expert required! Discover all the books in the ENJOY YOUR CELLS series, each available in coloring book and full-color formats!
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|display_description||Explains how the body defends itself against disease, including the roles of bacteria, viruses, and other germs, and the cells that work to protect the body against them.|
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|record_details||ils:.b20455094|Book|Books||English|Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press,|2001.|31 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.|
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|subject_facet||Cellular immunity -- Juvenile literature, Immunity -- Juvenile literature, Immunization -- Juvenile literature|
|title_full||Germ zappers / Fran Balkwill & Mic Rolph|
|topic_facet||Cellular immunity, Immunity, Immunization|