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The Secret Life of Viruses

Incredible Science Facts about Germs, Vaccines, and What You Can Do to Stay Healthy


Available: 08/03/21
9.25 x 10.25 · 32 pages
Ages 4-8 years
CDN $24.99 · cl

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Mariona Tolosa Sistere and Ellas Educan Collective

The next book in The Secret Life of. . . series, The Secret Life of Viruses offers an engaging introduction to the science behind viruses, how they spread, and how our bodies fight them.
Young readers will learn about what viruses are, how they reproduce and spread, how our bodies fight them, the history of viruses in the world and more. By teaching readers about the science behind this timely topic and offering context for practices like social distancing and mask-wearing, this book will help ease fears kids may have about the subject and empower them to take steps to keep themselves and others healthy!

Mariona Tolosa Sisteré is an author-illustrator in Barcelona. She creates images that depict how people feel, what we learn, our fears, what makes us happy and what excites us.

Ellas Educan Collective is a group of female scientists of the Spanish association "Ellas Lideran" (Women Lead), which promotes the key role of women in leadership positions for a sustainable world and shares the challange of empowering women and engaging people in science.