Within our bodies hides an entire world of organisms called microbes. They boost our immune systems, digest our food, regulate our metabolism and even impact on our mental health. Through Katie Brosnan’s personable illustrations, we follow the digestive process from the moment the food enters our mouths to the moment waste leaves our bodies. Along the way we learn about this fascinating scientific frontier and gain an insight into the vast ecosystem that exists inside us.
An easily digestible (excuse the pun) read that will ignite the imaginations of a future generation of microbiologists. Katie Brosnan is a recent graduate of the Cambridge School of Art Children’s book illustration programme.
She is the winner of the Picture This! Walker Books and Lemniscaat award 2018, and was highly commended in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration, 2018. She is the author of Keith Amongst the Pigeons (Child’s Play, 2019)
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