Every time we breathe, remember the past, lose our tempers, or fall asleep, it's all because of our brains. Exploring one of the most fascinating topics in the world, the author of the 1991 classic Amazing Grace takes stock of the remarkable cognitive abilities that humans possess. Presenting readers 5 to 8 with fun facts on how the brain does its job, the text also sensitively addresses various disorders that can change how our brains function. In her cheerful watercolors, Ros Asquith depicts a diverse assortment of people learning how to use their noggins.
The Great Big Brain Book
Author: Mary Hoffman. Ros Asquith, illus.