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The Cartoon Guide to Biology by [Larry Gonick, David Wessner]

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“An invaluable resource.” -- Brooklyn Digest

“If only school science books were like The Cartoon Guide to Biology, at least a little, maybe science and students would come together and engage more often.” -- ComicBookBin

“An enjoyable, immersive experience. ... Deliver[s] the goods. ... Hard to resist.” -- Comics Grinder

“A hilarious and informative cartoon guide to all things biology. ... An excellent resource.” -- Midwest Book Review

“A hilarious romp through chemistry and biology. ... The quirky cartoons and anthropomorphism not only produce a laugh but do make these complex concepts a little easier to grasp. ... A fun way to learn the science of life.” -- New York Journal of Books --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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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.

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN : B07FM6JGGK
  • Publisher : William Morrow Paperbacks; Illustrated edition (July 30, 2019)
  • Publication date : July 30, 2019
  • Language : English
  • File size : 258023 KB
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  • Print length : 320 pages
  • Lending : Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 118 ratings

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Dr Mike Sutton
4.0 out of 5 stars More complex than you might presume
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 5, 2020
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2.0 out of 5 stars Difficult to read on Kindle due to the formatting -pc/laptop/tablet.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excelente
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Robin O. Young Parker
5.0 out of 5 stars The best book I have read for teaching the fundamental ideas of biology.
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