ANDY GRIFFITHS is the New York Times-bestselling author of Killer Koalas From Outer Space, The Big Fat Cow that Goes Kapow, and The Cat on the Mat is Flat. He lives in Australia.TERRY DENTON has worked with Andy on many books, including Killer Koalas From Outer Space and The Big Fat Cow that Goes Kapow. He lives in Australia with his wife and three kids.
Gr 3-7-Research has shown "bizarre elaboration" to have a significant positive effect on retention, especially of vocabulary. "Other easier-to-pronounce names for the esophagus are food funnel, nutrient hose, provisions pipe, chow spout, hamburger highway, taco tunnel, and sausage chute." Readers will remember lots of anatomy and physiology facts once they've ingested this profusely illustrated, super-goofy fun fest. (c) Copyright 2013. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
"Clever...boys will love it." --Kirkus Reviews"A goofy take on human anatomy." --School Library Journal