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Random Body Parts: Gross Anatomy Riddles in Verse - Leslie Bulion, Mike Lowery
Random Body Parts: Gross Anatomy Riddles in Verse
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Witty and nimble verse about body parts pairs with whimsical drawings in this informative, fun collection. It begins with an invitation to solve a series of poetic riddles: "Of course you have a body, / But do you have a clue / Where all the body parts you've got are found / And what they do?"... show more
Witty and nimble verse about body parts pairs with whimsical drawings in this informative, fun collection. It begins with an invitation to solve a series of poetic riddles: "Of course you have a body, / But do you have a clue / Where all the body parts you've got are found / And what they do?" Each poem that follows poses a puzzle in verse (with a sly wink and a nod to Shakespeare) and provides hints for uncovering the body part in question. Sidebars further educate readers about the anatomical subject in question, while appended notes offer a crash course on poetic form and a few facts about the Shakespearean works that inspired the verses. Captivating lines such as "rumble, grumble, roil and rumble, / Acid burn and slurry tumble"(from the poem that refers to the stomach) should spark readers interest in poetry and human biology alike. A glossary for science terms is included in the back matter.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781561457373 (156145737X)
ASIN: 156145737X
Publisher: Peachtree Publishers
Pages no: 48
Edition language: English
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3.0 Random Body Parts
It advertises "Gross Anatomical Riddles In Verse". How could I possibly NOT be interested in this booklet? It's aimed at children, and I think it's still enjoyable even when you're no longer exactly a child. It tries to spark an interest into the human body (which I always applaud) and also into p...
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