The Secret Life of Viruses: Incredible Science Facts about Germs, Vaccines, and What You Can Do to Stay Healthy (Hardcover)

The Secret Life of Viruses: Incredible Science Facts about Germs, Vaccines, and What You Can Do to Stay Healthy By Mariona Tolosa Sisteré, Ellas Educan Collective Cover Image
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Discover the slightly disgusting, super fascinating science of viruses in this colorful biology picture book for curious kids!

Packed with fascinating facts and science, The Secret Life of Viruses teaches young readers all about:

  • What viruses are and where they live
  • How vaccines work and how your body fights viruses
  • Why pandemics happen
  • How to stop the spread of viruses and stay healthy
  • and more!

Viruses are all around us—but it's not as scary as it sounds! This is the perfect book to ease fears and empower kids with knowledge to keep themselves and others healthy.

About the Author

Mariona Tolosa Sisteré is an author-illustrator in Barcelona, Spain. She creates images that depict how people feel, what we learn, our fears, what makes us happy and what excites us.

A group of female scientists of the Spanish association "Ellas Lideran" (Women Lead), which promotes the key role of women in leadership positions for a sustainable world and shares the challange of empowering women and engaging people in science. Dr. Anna Cabré is a climate physicist, Dr. Blanca Bernal, a biogeochemist, Dr. Laura García, an immunologist, Dr. Adriana Humanes, a marine ecologist, Dr. Ana Payo, an oceanographer and environmental scientist and Dr. Alicia Pérez-Porro, a marine biologist. They are convicend that every single child has an innate curiosity for science that is waiting to be awakened.

Praise For…

"A timely translation that discusses virology in a visually appealing way while respectfully addressing the current pandemic without overwhelming readers." — School Library Journal

"This timely volume will answer many children’s questions, allay fears, and promote mindful habits." — Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9781728239767
ISBN-10: 1728239761
Publisher: Sourcebooks Explore
Publication Date: August 3rd, 2021
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: The Secret Life of