Did you know that an average lifetime is eight hundred million heartbeats? Or that if you have long hair, you probably collect a bucketfull of dirt in it every year? And what's the difference between a cabbage and a cat? Obvious, you will think, but the differences between plants and animals aren't always so clear, and this book explains the simple rules for separating them.
You want to know why people sometimes stink? The answer is here - with information about the skin, body temperature and nervous system. And there are even more grippingly gruesome facts about all the bodily functions of living things . . .
- Publication Date:
- 08 / 07 / 1997
- 127 x 199mm