Gross Universe : Your Guide To All Disgusting Things Under The SunBook - 2004
Offers readers an examination of some the not-so-pleasant elements of human beings, from spit and scabs to mucus and vomit, while exploring their purpose and benefits in relation to good health. Simultaneous.
Firefly Books Ltd
An eye-opening, stomach-turning look at the world around us.
Gross Universe reveals the science behind all the disgusting things that kids love to talk about. From mucus to vomit, from farts to phlegm, nothing is off limits. It's not always pretty, but it is fascinating. Find out why we need scabs, how saliva keeps our teeth clean, and why pus is a "Perfectly Understandable Secretion."
With his wicked sense of humor, Szpirglas delves into the topics that kids find irresistibly revolting:
- Games you should never play, such as Komodo Dragon Spin-the-Bottle
- Fun activities, such as the Dandruff Landing Pad
- Scientist A and Scientist B, who help break down scientific facts for young readers
Topics covered include:
- Sickening skin
- The hideous healing process
- Spectacular stenches
- Things that ooze
- Open up and say...Eugh!
- Foul fossils and putrid prehistory
- What a gas!
- Mad about mucus
- V is for vomit
Gross Universe will keep young audiences laughing and learning as they uncover the science behind some of life's more odious occurrences.
An illustrated behind-the-scene look at all things gross for 8 to 12 year olds. From mucus to vomit, farts to phlegm, pus and beyond -- this books explains what they are and why we need them in a humorous irreverent style.
Presents facts for young readers about the fluids, discharges, and excretions of the human body and other organisms.