A Child Is Born

A Child Is Born

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The fourth edition of this beloved classic--completely revised and updated.

When it was first published nearly forty years ago, Lennart Nilsson's A Child is Born broke astonishing new ground, offering an unprecedented glimpse of life inside the womb. Now this completely new fourth edition of the international classic brings revolutionary photographic technology and artistry to a landmark work. Packed with breathtaking, never-before-seen photographs and entirely new text, this awesome journey from fertilization to birth is a timeless masterpiece--completely revised for a new generation.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, c2003.
Edition: 4th ed., completely rev. and updated.
ISBN: 9780385337540
038533754X
Characteristics: 239 p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hamberger, Lars

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Helena88
Apr 12, 2017

Very interesting material but i wouldn't call it one of these exciting non fictions that you wouldn't want to put down. I think it's a good book for teachers to refer to in class or recommend to students for health class. This book would also be particularly useful in Bio 30. If i recall the bio 30 textbook only has one chapter on reproduction. This would be good for students wanting to learn more. The book is written in textbook format with pictures and easy to understand text and illustrations etc. At first thought it would be just a small book with a few photographs but it's not. It's a 250 page textbook of everything you ever wanted to know about the beginning of life . Everything from conception to birth, and the last section tells you about IVF . The reason why I rated this book 14+ is that it definitely has some mature content . i was reading some of the reviews of this book on goodreads and are surprised to hear that some parents are sharing this book with their children . Please, parents if you want to teach about the birds and the bees there are collections of children's books in CPL on this topic . children's books on reproduction will talk about the sperm and egg fertilization and it will say that a man and a woman are needed to make a baby. it will NOT explain HOW men and women make babies. This book contains pictures of ppl in the act of making babies under infrared camera . So just beware .

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Apr 12, 2017

Helena88 thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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