The Lucky Escape: An Imaginative Journey Through the Digestive System




      The Lucky Escape: An Imaginative Journey Through the Digestive System
Human Body Detectives Merrin and Pearl are at it again Their magical ability to jump into people s bodies and explore their systems digestive, skeletal, nervous June 2014 , circulatory, and immune combines science with their fun adventures to help kids understand their anatomy and how their bodies work In The Lucky Escape, Merrin and Pearl explore their little brother, Robbie s, digestive system because they have to get a penny that he swallowed Along the way, they slide down his esophagus, bump in to gas bubbles, and learn up close about the functions of the stomach and intestines, and so much In the end, they not only get the penny, but they also get a firsthand lesson on the functions of the digestive system The Lucky Escape is one of five stories featured in the Human Body Detectives series, along with Battle with the Bugs, A Heart Pumping Adventure, Osteoblasts to the Rescue, and Brainiacs, debuting in June 2014. Free Download Kindle ePUB The Lucky Escape: An Imaginative Journey Through the Digestive System By Heather Manley – heartforum.co.uk

Dr Heather Manley, ND, is a practicing physician who received her medical degree in 2001 from National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon She is also the award winning author of The Human Body Detectives book and curriculum series.A contributing writer to Dandelion Moms, Organic Eats magazine, Parents Canada, and KIWI magazine, Dr Heather was inspired to write The Human Body Detectives stories when she went on a search for books about healthy eating tips for parents and kids and couldn t find what she was looking for She wanted to provide a fun and engaging resource that would teach kids about how their bodies work and what foods best feed them And the HBDs were born The Human Body Detectives series won Moms Choice Award and is also a Parent Tested, Parent Approved winner Dr Heather has been named to the Top 50 Mompreneurs Bloggers List on both Babble , VoiceBoks and blogtrepreneur Dr Heather lives and practices on the Big Island of Hawaii, where her focus is on preventative healthcare for families and providing a resource for families to learnabout preventative health care so that they can be confident and proactive in their everyday health She lives with her husband and her two daughters, with whom she based her stories characters, Merrin and Pearl Dr Heather is currently at work writing another Human Body Detectives adventure, an imaginative journey through the brain and nervous system.HBD series The Lucky Escape Battle with the Bugs A Heart Pumping Adventure Osteoblasts to the RescueThe HBD turn key curriculum can be purchased on the HBD website, Teachers Pay Teachers and Homeschool Buyers Co op Site drheatherndFacebook

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  • Paperback
  • 40 pages
  • The Lucky Escape: An Imaginative Journey Through the Digestive System
  • Heather Manley
  • English
  • 25 December 2018
  • 1463561865

10 thoughts on “ The Lucky Escape: An Imaginative Journey Through the Digestive System

  1. Kim says:

    I ve been stewing on this review for at least a week somewhere between 3 4 stars The topic is excellent As a family physician, I m always on the look out for great books that explain medical topics well to children I loved the language and technical approach to discussing the digestive system in a children s book It kept my daughter almost 8 engag...

  2. Mel says:

    WOW What a great book for kids Dr Heather Manley s The Lucky Escape does a great job presenting human body functions to children that is easy to understand and fun to read The Lucky Escape follows Merrin and Pearl as they go through the digestive system of their little brother who swallowed a penny We are given information about the digestive system and how it works The vocabulary is presented using scientific terms...

  3. De Jr. says:

    The Lucy EscapeHuman Body Detectives Case File 1By Author Heather ManleyI have to say that it was a true joy journeying through little Robbie s digestive system with his older sister s Pearl and Merrin, sonrisa Dr Heather Manley s descriptive attention to details blew me away I love the way she draws you in at the start with questions as well as the answers as each question pre...

  4. Ruth Hill says:

    What an absolutely delightful book for kids My daughter did not get a chance to read this yet, but I know she would love it It is great to have a book that uses correct scientific terms when discussing the human body there were some terms I did not even know I appreciated the illustrations and the interactions between the characters This was almost reminiscent of a younger version of The Magic School Bus I loved the pages of illustrations, descriptions and definitions after the entertain What an absolutely delightful book for kids My daughter did not get a chance to read this yet, but I know she would love it It is grea...

  5. Bill Tillman says:

    Merrin and Pearl take a trip through Robbie s digestive system You have to hold your nose at the end of the trip Ages 4 to 10, its too grouse for older readers.

  6. Heather says:

    Before I read it, I gave this book to my 8 year old daughter to read She was very interested from the get go, when I gave her the book and she looked at the cover It probably helps that she often says she wants to be a detective She summed up her opinion in two quick sentences I liked it There were some funny parts My 8 year old is not quite the bookworm I am, so I am quite pleased in any book that gets a very positive response from her And, trust me, this was a very positive response P Before I read it, I gave this book to my 8 year old daughter to read She was very interested from the get go, when I gave her the book and she looked at the cover It probably helps that she often says she wants to be a detective She summed up her opinion in two quick sentences I liked it There were some funny parts My 8 year old is not quite the b...

  7. Tabetha says:

    I received this book off of Goodreads First Wins I really thought it was a great book for children, especially in the age range the book targeted The language is easy to understand, but also introduces relatively complex language ie the terms of the human body s digestive system I especially thought it was a great idea to include the glossary for the kids to look up the words they may not know This also teaches them how to utilize resources they have, which is a great skill to develop at I received this book off of Goodreads First Wins I really thought it was a great book for children, especial...

  8. Mr Craig Turner says:

    Accurate short story explaining the digestive systemA very easy read for most 8 yr olds The language structure, with the exception of scientific vocabulary, is very basic However, it does make a great resource for learning about digestion The kindle edition is poorly set I found the pages were...

  9. LAWonder10 says:

    This is somewhat of an unique book Through illustrationsand other means of emphasis,the reader fill in the blanks.The illustrations are good It is definitely a differentapproach to reading than most.It al...

  10. Amanda Woods says:

    A cute story with so much information

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