Mr B's review
The human body is a very clever and intricate thing. So is this wonderfully illustrated guide to human anatomy, which has (in addition to pages dedicated to particular organs) detailed papercuts and layers to show how the skeleton, muscles, blood flow, digestive system and nervous system fit together. The illustrations are clear, stylish and easy to follow, whilst the accompanying text is nicely balanced: the correct medical terminology is explained in simple terms.
A word of warning though!! The lasercut paper is very intricate and delicate – beautiful and stunning but NOT for a 2 year old to play with! Definitely one for more careful kids, from 8+
Anatomy is a gorgeous, large-format book filled with clever cutouts exploring every detail of the organs, systems and senses that make up that most marvellous of machines, the human body. This fact-filled journey is illustrated by Helene Druvert, the acclaimed creator of the award-winning Paris Up, Up and Away and Mary Poppins Up, Up and Away. Her father, a doctor, has contributed the text, which is perfectly pitched at children of nine and over.
A BBC Focus Magazine Illustrated Book of the Year
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