First Second Science Comics: The Digestive System
First Second Science Comics: The Digestive System

Science Comics: The Digestive System

By Jason Viola

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Publication Date: March 23, 2020

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Ages 9 to 13

Chew on this! Science Comics: The Digestive System is the latest volume in First Second’s action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers!

Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic—dinosaurs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, robots, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty-year-old with a secret passion for airplanes, these books are for you!

In this volume, visit the inside of your mouth, stomach, liver, intestines, and other organs that make up the gastrointestinal tract! Your guide to the gut is a friendly bacterium who will take you on a journey beyond imagination. Uncover how food is transformed into nutrients! Explore strange and dangerous glands! Behold the wonders of saliva, mucus, and vomit! This is a trip to the toilet you will never forget!

About the Author

Jason Viola grew up in a small farm town in Massachusetts, where he spent idle hours drawing comic strips about birds and cats. Jason went to college in Buffalo, New York, where he met his wife Rebecca. They both help organize the Boston-area comics convention MICE and enjoy hiking together through the Middlesex Fells.

Andy Ristaino is an artist and writer living in Los Angeles. He has worked as a designer and story boarder on Adventure Time for Cartoon Network and in his spare time likes to draw all sorts of creatures and aliens. He's had several trade paperbacks published, including Night of the Living Vidiots, Escape from Dullsville, and The Babysitter! andyristaino.com

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 128 pages

Publisher: First Second

Publication Date: November 24, 2020

ISBN: 9781250204042

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