The Invisible World of Germs

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The Invisible World of Germs is the perfect way for young readers to get to grips with the subject and its terminology. With a clear and entertaining explanation, with comic strips, photographs, and illustrations, this book reveals what germs are, how they spread, how we defend ourselves, and whether a world without germs is possible.

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Weight0.118 kg
Dimensions24.1 × 17.6 × 1 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

96

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

616.9041 (edition:23)

Readership

Ages 5-12 / Code: B

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Description

This title is part of the important new series from Oxford which provides accessible introductions to the ideas, facts, and vocabulary behind an absorbing range of subjects. Meticulously researched and authoritative but written in simple language by experts in their fields, curious young readers will quickly get to grips with the basic principles and terminology of each subject. The Invisible World of Germs introduces, in a clear and interesting way, early theories about diseases and how they spread, what bacteria, fungi, protists and viruses are and how they behave. It also explores our natural defences and how we protect ourselves from the ever-changing threat of infection. The engaging design highlights the Heroes of the subject from early beginnings to modern day and explains tricky terminology in ‘Speak like a Scientist’ features. Comic strips andillustrations, amazing photographs, and a timeline, glossary and index, all make this handy-sized book the perfect way to learn. If you love this title, why not collect them all? The Invisible World of Germs is part of a collectible set which will build into a diverse range of subjects.

Additional information

Weight0.118 kg
Dimensions24.1 × 17.6 × 1 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

96

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

616.9041 (edition:23)

Readership

Ages 5-12 / Code: B