PAPER WORLD: HUMAN BODY, by The Templar Company LTD and Gail Armstrong, Big Picture Press, Sept. 26, 2023, Hardcover, $24.99 (ages 8-12)
Explore the human body through interactive paper cut-outs in Paper World: Human Body, by Templar Company and illustrated by Gail Armstrong.
Paper World: Human Body uses paper cut-outs to reveal the wonders of the human body, from taking a closer look at the inner workings of your brain to following the journey of a single bite of food through the intestinal track. With detailed art by Gail Armstrong, a fact-filled text, and flaps and die-cuts on every spread, this one-of-a-kind book will appeal to readers of all ages. —Synopsis provided by Big Picture Press
Human Body is one of those books that sort of speaks for itself. From the moment you pick it up, you know that there’s something a bit special. Gail Armstrong’s cut-paper designs give the illustrations a 3D effect that’s kind of mind blowing. Then, you add in all the flaps that create layer upon layer, and the construction of this book becomes kind of mind-boggling.
These illustrations paired with easy-to-digest information on everything from the heart and lungs to the reproductive system make for an engaging read. A glossary is also included at the end.
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