Information Graphics: Human Body (Paperback)

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By Simon Rogers, Peter Grundy (Illustrator)
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The second in a visually stunning series, Information Graphics: Human Body shows just how interesting and humorous scientific information can be. Complex facts about the human body are reinterpreted as stylish infographics that astonish, amuse, and inform. Researched by the Guardian’s Datablog expert and designed by the father of infographics, Peter Grundy, this is a book of the highest pedigree.

About the Author

Simon Rogers is an editor at the Guardian and has won numerous awards for his work, including a Royal Statistical Society’s award of excellence in 2012.

Peter Grundy studied at the Royal College of Art. His clients include Shell Oil, Moet & Chandon, Royal Mail, the Guardian G2, The Red Bull F1 team, and Volkswagen.

Praise For…

Stylized graphics rendered in saturated hues set this quick overview of body systems apart from the general run. Arranged in tabbed and color-coded sections, the tour covers familiar ground but often from an unusual angle. ... Visually arresting.
—Kirkus Reviews

Stylized infographics demonstrate the development and functions of the human body. ... Visual learners should find the presentation especially illuminating.
—Publishers Weekly

Attractive... The design is intriguing, with bright colors and cartoonlike symbols, giving it a modern, pop art look.
—School Library Journal

This basic overview of body systems will catch the eye of visual learners, particularly kids who love bold graphic art. ... Rogers’ captions, scattered liberally on every page, are pithy and full of easily digestible facts and figures.

For every gross or awe-inspiring fact about the human body you’ll find in Infographics: Human Body, designer Peter Grundy has a stylishly minimalist infographic to match. ... With bold colors, simple shapes, and subtle humor, Infographics explains complex bodily processes in kid-size pieces.
—Science Friday (NPR blog)

Product Details
ISBN: 9780763671235
ISBN-10: 0763671231
Publisher: Big Picture Press
Publication Date: August 26th, 2014
Pages: 80
Language: English