About The Blood-Hungry Spleen and Other Poems About Our Parts
"Makes a terrific and enriching addition to any life-science course and a charming gateway into deeper discussions of the body." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
Have you ever wondered what some of your body parts do? How many times a year your heart beats? How big your small intestines are? Which of your muscles looks most like a slug? Certain to appeal to elementary-school children, these thirty-four humorous, anatomically accurate poems explore the workings of our bodies with great verve and enthusiasm — and plenty of outrageous illustrations.
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Published by Candlewick Mar 11, 2008| 56 Pages| 6-3/4 x 9-15/16| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780763638061