Human Body Theater: A Non-Fiction Revue (Paperback)

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Human Body Theater: A Non-Fiction Revue (Paperback)


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Welcome to the Human Body Theater, where your master of ceremonies is going to lead you through a theatrical revue of each and every biological system of the human body! Starting out as a skeleton, the MC puts on a new layer of her costume (her body) with each "act." By turns goofy and intensely informative, the Human Body Theater is always accessible and always entertaining.
Maris Wicks is a biology nerd, and by the time you've read this book, you will be too! Harnessing her passion for science (and her background as a science educator for elementary and middle-school students), she has created a comics-format introduction to the human body that will make an expert of any reader -- young or old!

Maris Wicks lives in sunny Somerville, Massachusetts. She is the author behind Human Body Theater, as well as the illustrator of New York Times bestselling Primates, with Jim Ottaviani. Wicks has also created comics for Spongebob Comics, DC and Marvel. When Maris is not drawing comics, she can be found prepping slides for her collection of vintage microscopes.
Product Details ISBN: 9781596439290
ISBN-10: 1596439297
Publisher: First Second
Publication Date: October 6th, 2015
Pages: 240
Language: English

“Brilliant adjunct reading for biology students and the terminally curious.” —Publishers Weekly

“A delightful and enlightening addition to nonfiction graphic novel collections.” —School Library Journal, starred review

“This informative, frank exploration of the body perfectly balances science and silliness.” —Booklist, starred review

“This anatomical extravaganza really gets to the heart of the matter. Not to mention the guts, nerves, veins, bones...” —Kirkus Reviews