Usborne Book of the Brain and How It Works

Betina Ip

Age: 6+


Usborne Book of the Brain and How It Works

By: Betina Ip

Illustrated by Mia Nilsson

Age 6+


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This visually astonishing story takes children on a journey into and through the brain. Simple but beautifully illustrated metaphors explain the different jobs that our brains do, and how they use brain cells to accomplish them. From the senses to sleep, memories to making decisions, this book brings the wonder of brains and brain science to life.
32 pages
9.4 x 11.4in
Hardback (direct sales) ISBN:
Publication Date:
July 2020
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Staff pick

Usborne Editor, Alex Frith, shares his editor's pick of the month:
"What would it look like if you could take a trip inside your own brain? PRETTY CRAZY. Your brain has to do so many jobs all at once it's as if there's a city full of people and machines at work. Take a tour with a friendly professor who will introduce you to your very own garden of learning delights, your memory warehouse, your art gallery of emotions. You can watch as pictures travel through your eyes and into your mind, find out how you choose the perfect ice cream, and take a spin (or three) on the sleep machine..."
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