Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 2)
What makes you sneeze when you're in a dusty room? Or shiver when you get out of the bathtub? Or yawn when you're tired? Melvin Berger and Paul Meisel reveal the mysteries behind the reflexes that happen in our bodies in this humorously illustrated introduction to our nervous system. Includes experiments to try on family and friends in the "Find Out More" pages!
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by HarperCollins Children's Books
(first published 1983)
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During middle childhood, children are full of curiosity, are willing to learn, and ask tons and tons of questions. Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, & Yawn is a great book that answers life's most asked questions relating to reflexes the human body makes. When I was little, I've always wondered why I hiccuped, sneezed, and farted. This book will uncover the mystery behind sneezing, shivering, hiccuping, and yawning.The text is easy to read, and easy to understand. It offers very basic explanatio...more
This book is great for a lesson on the human body. It discusses sneezing, shivering, hiccuping, and yawning. As a child, I always wondered why my body did these things so I think it's important to let children know.