Kay's Anatomy

by Adam Kay

Popular science

Kay's Anatomy Synopsis

The hilarious first children's book from the UK's bestselling non-fiction author.

Do you ever think about your body and how it all works? Like really properly think about it? The human body is extraordinary and fascinating and, well . . . pretty weird. Yours is weird, mine is weird, your maths teacher's is even weirder.

This book is going to tell you what's actually going on in there, and answer the really important questions, like:

Are bogeys safe to eat? Look, if your nose is going to all that effort of creating a snack, the least we can do is check out its nutritional value. (Yes, they're safe. Chew away!)

And . . .

How much of your life will you spend on the toilet? About a year - so bring a good book. (I recommend this one.)

So sit back, relax, put on some rubber gloves, and let a doctor take you on a poo (and puke) filled tour of your insides. Welcome to Kay's Anatomy*.

*a fancy word for your body. See, you're learning already.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780241452912
Publication date: 15th October 2020
Author: Adam Kay
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 416 pages
Primary Genre Popular science

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Adam Kay Press Reviews

'Totally brilliant!' - Jacqueline Wilson

'If only this funny and informative book had been around when I was too embarrassed to teach my kids about bodily functions' - David Baddiel

'The sort of book I would have loved as a child' - Malorie Blackman

'Hilarious and fascinating!' - Konnie Huq

'Like listening to a teacher who makes pupils fall about' - The Times

Other editions of this book

ISBN: 9780241452929
Publication date: 27/05/2021
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780241452912
Publication date: 15/10/2020
Format: Hardback

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About Adam Kay

Adam Kay is an award-winning comedian and writer for TV and film, including Mitchell & Webb and Very British Problems. He previously worked as a junior doctor, detailing his funny and sad experiences in his first book, This is Going to Hurt. He lives in west London.

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