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Biology: Life As We Know It (Basher Science)
Nature's building blocks have never been more sociable than in this newest offering from the creators of The Periodic Table and Physics. From cells to DNA, from viruses to mammals, from chlorophyll to flowers and fruit, and including the human body's parts and systems, Biology is a single volume BIO101 course. Distinctive characters, a creative pallette, and straight-forwa ...more
Library Binding, 128 pages
Published August 21st 2009 by Baker & Taylor, CATS
(first published January 1st 2008)
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Our son received this as a gift on his fourth birthday. It quickly became a favorite. It is essentially an introductory biology text book, broken down for much younger readers. It's divided into sections such as building blocks (covering red blood cells, white blood cells, mitochondria, DNA, RNA, etc), life (bacteria, virus, fungus, protists, etc) and body parts (eye, ear, lungs, liver, kidneys, etc). Each item gets a page's worth of simple yet accurate information on how it works and where you ...more
Dec 14, 2011 Matthew 11-12 rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
I liked this book because it taught me new things and was entertaining at the same time. Also because it taught me facts about how things in the body works and how you can keep yourself healthy. Another reason is because it talked about differant types of animals and how plants and trees grow.
Mar 02, 2009 Anne rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Gives clear introductory information about biology and its related terms and concepts in a precise, easy-to-read manner. The illustrations are reminiscent of the anime style, so while they are clever and "hip" now, they will likely be considered outdated and old-fashioned in a few years.