cover image 1001 Facts about the Human Body

1001 Facts about the Human Body

Sarah Brewer. DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley), $8.95 (192pp) ISBN 978-0-7894-8451-2

Well organized, detailed and brimming with photographs, 1001 Facts About the Human Body by Sarah Brewer packs a lot of information into one easy-to-tote package, covering everything from the exterior skeleton to the internal organs, and includes a chapter on reproduction. One of four titles kicking off DK's new Backpack Books series, the volume features cutaway views and factoid boxes offering brief histories or more detailed information. The other titles: 1001 Facts About Dinosaurs by Neil Clark and William Lindsay; 1001 Facts About Space by Carole Stott and Clint Twist; and 1001 Facts About Sharks by Joyce Pope. (Feb.)