The Brilliant Brain

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The Brilliant Brain
Written by Roopa Farooki
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536237801
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The Brilliant Brain
How it Works and How to Look After It

author: Roopa Farooki
illustrator: Viola Wang

Every second of every day, something is happening in even the tiniest parts of your body, from head to toe. And if you think of your body as a machine, your brain would be the control room, with millions of buttons and levers for all kinds of important jobs. With an enthusiastic and warmly humorous text, medical doctor Roopa Farooki familiarizes kids with terms like cerebellum and brain stem along with the workings of the nervous system, the digestive system, the circulatory system, the limbic system, and more. With colorful illustrations by award-winning artist Viola Wang, The Brilliant Brain explores not only how different parts of the brain work, but also how they work together. An authorís note suggests handy tips for keeping your own brain healthy.

Introducing a lively new picture book on a very popular topicóthe human body. Award-winning author Dr. Roopa Farooki explores the wonderful workings of the brain.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$18.99 / $24.99
1536237809 /  9781536237801
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Picture Book Nonfiction / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 8 1/4" x 9 13/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
Science & Nature; Health & Daily Living;
author’s comments:
Dr. Roopa Farooki is both a medical doctor and an award-winning author for children and adults. Her books have been translated into more than twelve languages. A lecturer in the Masterís in Creative Writing program at the University of Oxford, she lives in England.
illustrator’s comments:
Viola Wang was born in China and studied oil painting there before moving to the UK, where she has worked as a graphic designer and received her masterís degree in childrenís book illustration from the Cambridge School of Art. She now runs childrenís workshops at the Royal Drawing School. Viola Wang lives in England.
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