Book review: Random Body Parts

coverRandomBodyPartsBy Leslie Bulion and Mike Lowery
Expected publication: March 1st 2015 by Peachtree Publishers
ISBN 156145737X

Random Body Parts is an upcoming kids book with funny poems about different body parts. Leslie Bulion’s poems combined with Mike Lowery’s artwork make each page a fun introduction to the purpose of your organs.

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“Three boats sail / Along the river of life –  / A sticky situation” starts the poem about blood, referencing the three types of blood cells and flow of blood through the body. All poems are a bit cryptic like this, but are accompanied by notes explaining the science.

Many of the poems are inspired by famous Shakespeare works, and a section at the back of the book has more information about poetry and Shakespeare.

Overall, this should be a fun book for kids to learn about the biology of various parts of the human body – and pick up some poetry along the way!

Random Body Parts will be out later this year, expected March 2015.

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