The Science Of Snot & Phlegm: The Slimy Truth About Breathing

Fiona MacDonald


This gruesome guide to breathing uses fact-packed, easy-to-read text and humorous illustrations to explore the process of breathing and how disgusting substances like mucus and snot have unexpected uses. Each spread has multiple entry points, including an introductory paragraph, illustrations and side panels such as Fascinating Facts, Helpful Hint, Can You Believe It?, and Disgusting Data, which provide additional information and handy advice.

About the Author

Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in adult education and in schools and universities, and is the author of numerous books for children on historical topics.

Product information

Type: Hardback
Pages: 32
Size: 240mm x 212mm