The Brain Book (Hardcover)
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A fun, fact-packed introduction to the brain and nervous system for young science enthusiasts
The brain - a wrinkly, spongy mass the size of a cauliflower that sits in our heads and controls everything we do! Discover what it’s made of, how it works, and why we even need one in this fun, fact-packed introduction to the brain.
Inside the pages of this STEM book for kids, budding young scientists will discover:
• An age-appropriate introduction to the brain, what it is, what it does, how it works, and how it evolved
• All about how scientists study the brain and nervous system
• Introduces concepts like how we think, what consciousness is, and how the brains of other animals are different
• Encourages young readers to develop an interest in STEAM fields - including biology, medicine, and science
• Each page is filled with engaging photographs and artworks with easy to understand text
Help them grow their brain while learning about it
Filled with colorful illustrations and bite-sized chunks of information, this book covers all your questions on everything from the anatomy of the brain and nervous system, to how information is collected and sent around the body. It also explores questions about the brain that we don’t know the answers to yet!
This educational book for kids introduces complex topics in an age-appropriate way, from how our brains learn, and how processes like making memories, thinking, emotions, and sleep happen in the brain. Kids will also learn about the weird and wonderful world of different animal brains and how they impact their behavior.
With entertaining illustrated characters, clear diagrams, and fascinating photographs, children will love learning about their minds and this all-important organ.
Keep little ones learning with more in the series
The Brain Book is an ideal introduction to the brain and nervous system. Other titles in this educational book series include The Bacteria Book and The DNA Book - an excellent introduction to science for young readers and a great addition to any STEAM library.
About the Author
Author Dr. Liam Drew is a neurobiologist turned writer, whose work has been published by outlets including Nature, New Scientist, The Guardian and BBC Wildlife. He is the author of I, Mammal: The Story of What Makes Us Mammals (Bloomsbury, 2017) and The Brain Book (DK, 2021). He was also a contributor to DK’s How the Brain Works (2020).