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Brainiacs: An Imaginative Journey Through the Nervous System (Human Body Detectives) by [Heather Manley, Jessica Swift]

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About the Author

Dr. Heather Manley, ND, is a practicing physician who received her medical degree in 2001 from National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon. She is also the award-winning author of The Human Body Detectives series.

A contributing writer to Dandelion Moms, Organic Eats magazine, Parents Canada, and KIWI magazine, Dr. Heather was inspired to write The Human Body Detectives stories when she went on a search for books about healthy eating tips for parents and kids and couldn't find what she was looking for. She wanted to provide a fun and engaging resource that would teach kids about how their bodies work and what foods best feed them. And the HBDs were born. 

The Human Body Detectives series won Moms' Choice Award and is also  a Parent Tested, Parent Approved winner. Dr. Heather has been named to the Top 50 Mompreneurs Bloggers List on both Babble and VoiceBoks.

Dr. Heather lives and practices on the Big Island of Hawaii. She focuses on providing resources for families so that they can learn more about preventative healthcare as a way to help them confidently and proactively make good choices regarding their everyday health. She lives with her husband and two daughters, Merrin and Pearl, who the characters in her stories are based on.

Dr. Heather is currently at work writing another Human Body Detectives adventure, an imaginative journey through the muscular system. 

Twitter: @drheathernd
--This text refers to the paperback edition.


The Human Body Detectives in a must-have in every child's book collection! Not only do they teach how the human body functions in a fun & engaging way, they also teach children how to fuel their bodies in a healthy way. These books are a wonderful tool to inspire a love of science and future scientists.
Antoinette de Janasz
President, The Twooth Timer Company 

I love that the stories weave food and nutrition into the narrative to give kids an understanding of
why eating whole foods is so important. If you're looking for something that educates and entertains children - while teaching parents as well - don't miss out on this modern "physiological" version of the Magic School Bus series.
Mel Hicks
President, Big Time Tea Company 
--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00NCGWUXO
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ September 4, 2014
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 13146 KB
  • Simultaneous device usage ‏ : ‎ Unlimited
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 57 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
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