Fall 2023

How Do Your Muscles Move?

Questions about Bones, Skin, Hair, and More

From the Series The Inquisitive Kid's Guide to the Human Body

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

How Do Your Muscles Work? is a fantastic introduction to the science behind how your body moves and what holds it together.

The skeleton, muscles and skin are explained through hilarious, colorful illustrations and an engaging question and answer format, designed to appeal to even the most reluctant readers. Packed with plenty of giggle-worthy gross bits, it’s a fun and accessible look at an important subject.

Stuff kids want to know, that need an answer to…

  • what is a zit?
  • how long would your nails grow if you never, ever cut them?
  • how do muscles grow bigger?
  • what muscle is the hardest worker?

Find the answers to these questions and much more! Kids will love the hilarious illustrations It’s a fresh take on a popular topic. With so many fun facts to uncover, science has never been more fun!

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction
Copyright 2023
Publisher Hungry Tomato Ltd.
Imprint Hungry Tomato
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2023-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051030, JNF024040, JNF028000
Dewey 571
Dimensions 7 x 9
Guided Reading Level T
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, and Table of contents

Author: John Farndon

John Farndon is a Royal Literary Fellow at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, UK, and the author of a huge number of books for adults and children on science, history, technology and nature, including such international best-sellers as Do Not Open and Do You Think You're Clever?

Illustrator: Alan Rowe

Alan Rowe has been working as a freelance Illustrator since 1985. His work is heavily influenced by 1950's and 60's cartoons.