The Way We Work Book (Hardcover)

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The hardcover The Way We Work book won a spot on the New York Time bestseller list for its fascinating study of the body. Illustrious illustrator David Macaulay studied anatomy to give readers a look inside themselves. The anatomy book answers questions we all have about our bodies, including why we breathe.

The hardcover The Way We Work book is an outstanding guide to the human body from one of the world's great illustrators! Ever wondered how we breathe, or why? Or what happens to broccoli once your teeth have finished with it? The anatomy book even explains how your eyes turn at the same time and in the same direction? Most of us don't stop to think about the countless everyday tasks our bodies perform automatically while we get on with our lives. Yet of all the complex things we encounter as we go through life, our bodies are probably the most remarkable of all...The David Macaulay book explores everything from bones to bronchioles, noses to neurons in this clear, comprehensive and utterly engaging guide to the human body from the award-winning author-illustrator, and creator of the bestselling "The New Way Things Work". For his science book, David Macaulay spent years researching, sitting in on anatomy classes, dissections and numerous operations. "The New Way Things Work" has enjoyed phenomenal global success, selling millions of copies worldwide, spending fifty weeks on the "New York Times" bestseller list, and being translated into dozens of languages.

Shop for the hardcover The Way We Work book for a critically acclaimed look inside the most complex machine on earth: the human body.

  • Author: David MacAulay
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • ISBN: 9780618233786
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  • Dimensions: 11.50 H x 1.00 D x 9.00 W inches
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Number of Pages: 336 Pages
  • Release Date: October 7, 2008


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Great for adults and kids!

By Grandma

from Jacksonville,FL

About Me Everyday Reader


  • Deeply Informative
  • Easy To Understand
  • Well Written


    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Younger Readers

    Comments about this product:

    I liked this book myself and so did my grandson that loves books!


    How can anybody miss buying this book!

    By Katie - almost the bookworm

    from Houston, Texas

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    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters
    • Informative
    • Page-Turner
    • Well Written


      Best Uses

      • Gift
      • Older Readers
      • Reference
      • Younger Readers

      Comments about this product:

      It is a great reference book in addition to all the books I have. It is very informative, and has a very concise details and illustrations.

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