A First Look At: Health and Fitness: My Amazing Body

Pat Thomas

Illustrated by Lesley Harker
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12 August 2021
9781526317605
32 pages
Synopsis

This title explores what an amazing thing the human body is. It looks at different parts of the body, and how they work. The book also explains how the human body needs support from its owner. This includes eating nutritious foods, exercising, getting enough sleep and fresh air. Illness is also looked at, and how every little illness you get helps to support your body's ability to fight disease later on.

Notes for parents and teachers at the back of the book provide valuable advice for how to share this book with your child or class.

Suitable for Key Stage 1 (ages 5-7), occasional prompts throughout the text give a chance to discuss the issue being raised.

Written by trained psychotherapist, journalist and parent, and illustrated by an experienced children's book artist, this is a part of an acclaimed and successful, long-running series of picture-book non-fiction books for Early Years. Books in the series give advice and promote interaction between children, parents and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues. They are excellent tools for teachers to use during classroom discussions.

The pictures in [this volume], innocent, bright and sympathetic, are well realised, and there are instructions for teachers and parents on the use of the book.

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