Brains On! Presents...It's Alive

From Neurons and Narwhals to the Fungus Among Us

Contributors

By Molly Bloom

By Marc Sanchez

By Sanden Totten

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$18.99

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$23.99 CAD

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The creators of the award-winning science podcast for kids, Brains On!, present a humorous, highly illustrated, fact- and fun-filled look at life on Earth— from deep sea creatures and carnivorous plants to the human body and stinky bacteria. Perfect for STEM collections!
 
Did you ever wonder why jellyfish sting? Or if trees communicate with each other? How about why you can't tickle yourself?

Well hold on to your noggins, because you're about to find out!

Join the creators of the award-winning science podcast Brains On! as they explore the uber-awesome and sometimes gross world of biology—aka the study of living things. Inside these pages, you'll meet animals with superpowers, plants that eat meat, brains that trick you, and tiny microbes that live, well . . . all over you!

Packed with mind-boggling facts and laugh-out-loud jokes, this book promises a brain-bending, jaw-dropping, belly-laughing good time as readers watch the world around them come ALIVE.
 

  • "A grab bag of bio-wonders."
    Kirkus Reviews
  • "This eye-catching and engaging offering will perk up STEMM (science, technology, engineering, math, medicine) collections and will appeal to browsers and researchers alike."
    Booklist
  • "Science and humor come together to create a title that will be picked up again and again."
    School Library Journal

On Sale
Sep 8, 2020
Page Count
160 pages
ISBN-13
9780316428293

Molly Bloom

About the Author

Molly Bloom, Marc Sanchez, and Sanden Totten are the creators of American Public Media’s Brains On! and the authors of Earth Friend ForeverIt’s Alive, and Road Trip Earth. They became friends while working at Minnesota Public Radio and decided to make a show for kids, because kids are awesome. They invite you to visit them at brainson.org, follow them on Twitter and Instagram @Brains_On, or listen wherever you get your podcasts.

Tiffany Everett  is a children’s illustrator passionate about science, nature conservation, and learning new things. She earned her BFA in Illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design. She lives in a cute old house in Auburn, Alabama with her photographer husband and her two spoiled senior dogs. She invites you to visit her online at tiffanyeverett.com.

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Marc Sanchez

About the Author

Molly Bloom, Marc Sanchez, and Sanden Totten are the creators of American Public Media’s Brains On! and the authors of It’s Alive and Earth Friend Forever. They became friends while working at Minnesota Public Radio and decided to make a show for kids, because kids are awesome. They invite you to visit them at brainson.org, follow them @Brains_On, or listen wherever you get your podcasts.

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