The Cartoon Guide to Biology
ISBN: 0062398652
EAN13: 9780062398659
Language: English
Pages: 320
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
From New York Times bestselling author Larry Gonick and Davidson College biology professor David Wessner comes this comprehensive and humorous cartoon guide to topics in biology Did you faint when your middle school science teacher asked you to dissect a frog? Do you think DNA stands for Don't Know the Answer? Do you still cling to the belief that osmosis was the name of Ozzy Osbourne's last tour? If you said yes to any of these questions--or even if you didn't--then you need The Cartoon Guide to Biology . The latest from New York Times bestselling author Larry Gonick--writing with Davidson College biology professor David Wessner--is a hilarious and informative handbook to the science of life. From the inner workings of the cell, to the magic of gene expression, to the Krebs and Calvin cycles, to sexual and asexual reproduction, The Cartoon Guide to Biology uses simple, clear, humorous illustrations to make biology's most complex concepts understandable and entertaining. Whether you're peering into the microscope for the first time or brushing up after decades of de-evolution, this book has you covered.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover A comprehensive and Fun NEW illustrated guide to biology Did you faint when your middle school science teacher asked you to dissect a frog? Do you think DNA stands for Don't kNow the Answer? Do you think the carbon cycle is a hip new way to roll around town? If you said yes to any of these questions--or even if you didn't--then you need The Cartoon Guide to Biology . The latest from New York Times bestselling author Larry Gonick--writing with biologist Dave Wessner--is an informative and hilarious handbook to the science of life. From the inner workings of the cell to the magic of gene expression, the Krebs and Calvin cycles, sexual and asexual reproduction, evolution, and ecosystems, The Cartoon Guide to Biology uses simple, clear, humorous illustrations to make biology's most complex concepts entertaining and easy to grasp. Whether you're peering into a petri dish for the first time, brushing up after decades of devolution, or just simply curious about how life works, this book has you covered.
From the front Cover A comprehensive and Fun NEW illustrated guide to biology Did you faint when your middle school science teacher asked you to dissect a frog? Do you think DNA stands for Don't kNow the Answer? Do you think the carbon cycle is a hip new way to roll around town? If you said yes to any of these questions--or even if you didn't--then you need The Cartoon Guide to Biology . The latest from New York Times bestselling author Larry Gonick--writing with biologist Dave Wessner--is an informative and hilarious handbook to the science of life. From the inner workings of the cell to the magic of gene expression, the Krebs and Calvin cycles, sexual and asexual reproduction, evolution, and ecosystems, The Cartoon Guide to Biology uses simple, clear, humorous illustrations to make biology's most complex concepts entertaining and easy to grasp. Whether you're peering into a petri dish for the first time, brushing up after decades of devolution, or just simply curious about how life works, this book has you covered. -- New York Journal of Books