This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
A simple explanation of the structure of the heart and how it works.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Paul Showers has written
many of the Let s-Read-and-Find-Out-Science series most popular titles, among them Where Does the Garbage Go?, illustrated by Randy Chewning. Mr. Showers lives in Palo Alto, CA.
Wendy Watson has illustrated numerous classic picture books, including A, B, C, D, Tummy, Toes, Hands, Knees by B. J. Hennessey. Ms. Watson lives in Groton, VT.
Gr. 2-5, younger for reading aloud. Part of the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out series, this is an excellent introduction to the heart and how it works. Clear, direct words, lively pictures, and simple diagrams tell how to make a stethoscope ("Any kind of cardboard tube will do"), take your pulse, and listen to the heartbeats of a friend, an adult, a baby. There's a big diagram of the heart and explanations of how its valves open and close to keep the blood moving in the right direction through the veins and arteries. The book also includes simple instructions on how to measure heart rate, how to exercise the heart and keep it healthy, and a Web site to find out more. The open, informal design brings the physiology right into daily life. Factual, accurate, and fun. Hazel Rochman
Copyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Harpercollins, 1968. Library Binding. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0690373791