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The second in a visually stunning series, Information Graphics: Human Body shows just how interesting and humorous scientific information can be. Complex facts about the human body are reinterpreted as stylish infographics that astonish, amuse, and inform. Researched by the Guardian’s Datablog expert and designed by the father of infographics, Peter Grundy, this is a book of the highest pedigree.
About the Author
Simon Rogers is an editor at the Guardian and has won numerous awards for his work, including a Royal Statistical Society’s award of excellence in 2012.
Peter Grundy studied at the Royal College of Art. His clients include Shell Oil, Moet & Chandon, Royal Mail, the Guardian G2, The Red Bull F1 team, and Volkswagen.
Stylized graphics rendered in saturated hues set this quick overview of body systems apart from the general run. Arranged in tabbed and color-coded sections, the tour covers familiar ground but often from an unusual angle. ... Visually arresting.
Stylized infographics demonstrate the development and functions of the human body. ... Visual learners should find the presentation especially illuminating.
Attractive... The design is intriguing, with bright colors and cartoonlike symbols, giving it a modern, pop art look.
—School Library Journal
This basic overview of body systems will catch the eye of visual learners, particularly kids who love bold graphic art. ... Rogers’ captions, scattered liberally on every page, are pithy and full of easily digestible facts and figures.
For every gross or awe-inspiring fact about the human body you’ll find in Infographics: Human Body, designer Peter Grundy has a stylishly minimalist infographic to match. ... With bold colors, simple shapes, and subtle humor, Infographics explains complex bodily processes in kid-size pieces.
—Science Friday (NPR blog)