Young children are full of questions about how their bodies work. With straightforward, easy-to-understand language and a playful attitude, Liza Fromer and Francine Gerstein MD have collaborated to create books packed with solid information about the intricacies of the human body. Their reassuring text describes the body’s various systems and supplies parents and caregivers with answers that will help them provide the accurate, age-appropriate information young children need.
My Noisy Body deals with the digestive system and the many noises it creates, from burps to stomach growls to farts. Why do we hiccup? Sneeze? Snore?
Helping launch the Body Works series, this informative guide explores the facts behind "burps, hiccups, stomach growls, and farts." Weissman's cartoons depict wafting fumes and awkward glances as Fromer and Gerstein discuss what causes these sounds. Readers will learn that "when you burp, you're releasing nitrogen and oxygen back into the air;" and that stomach growls are caused by swallowed air interacting with food and digestive fluids. Also, termites fart more than any other animal (who knew?). Out simultaneously: My Stretchy Body, My Messy Body, and My Achy Body. Ages 6 9.