Vicki Cobb Your Body Battles a Skinned Knee

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Your Body Battles a Skinned Knee

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Readers will get a close look at this body battle with comic illustrations and ground-breaking photomicrographs.

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Vicki Cobb is a well-known author of more than eighty-five highly entertaining nonfiction books for children. Cobb's lighthearted approach to hands-on science has become her trademark for getting kids involved in experiences that create real learning. Cobb also writes a weekly column, Show-Biz Science, for EducationalWorld.com. Her picture book I Face the Wind was a 2004 Sibert Honor book. Her latest Lerner series is Where's the Science Here?
Andrew N. Harris holds an Associates Degree from the Art Center of College and Design as well as a BFA in Illustration and Graphic Design from Brigham Young University-Idaho. He is the illustrator of 20 Hungry Piggies, a Fall 07 Millbrook picture book.

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By combining simple, yet engaging text; comic-like illustrations; and greatly magnified photomicrographs, this book describes the healing process of a bloodied knee in a fashion that is both entertaining and easy to understand, with, perhaps, the exception of pronunciation of the biological terms. The fun kicks off with our superhero lineup: Platelet, Skin Cell, Blood Cell, Nerve Cell, and Macrophage (a chubby little guy with six arms and utility belt). The drama kicks into higher gear when we meet those no-good villains, the germs, who are especially creepy when they hitch rides on your fingers to gain access to wounds. The book is capped with a glossary, further readings, Web sites, and an index. Part of the Body Battles series that includes titles on broken bones, cavities, colds, stomachaches, and earaches, this is a fine addition for both public and school libraries. Grades K-3. --J. B. Petty

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