You & Your Strange Brain

A Book of Brains, How they Work, and Sometimes Don’t

You & Your Strange Brain
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Format: Hardback, 80 Pages
ISBN: 9780711252301
Publisher: QEB Publishing
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A fascinating book full of insights into how the brain controls your actions, reactions, and emotions in ways you've never imagined. 

Discover why you can’t tickle yourself, 40,000 year old brain surgery, why kids are "brainier" than their parents, the person who coped perfectly well with just a third of a brain, and the incredible story of Einstein’s brain and how it was stolen, cubed, and hidden in jars in a basement for decades.

The author

Clive Gifford has traveled to more than 70 countries, climbed rocket launch towers, ridden on robots, and flown gliders. He's had more than 200 books published and has received nominations for or won Royal Society, School Library Association, Smithsonian, and TES awards. He won the Blue Peter Book Award for Best Book with Facts 2019 for his title The Colors of History (QEB). Clive lives in Manchester, UK. 

Anne Wilson has an MA in illustration from Central St Martins College of Art, London and has been an illustrator for over 15 years. Much of her work is inspired by everyday life, pattern, color, and shape. Born on Ascension Island in the South Atlantic, Anne now lives in the much less remote town of Reading, England.

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Format: Hardback, 80 Pages
ISBN: 9780711252301
Size: 7.283 in x 9.449 in / 185 mm x 240 mm