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The creators of Brains On!, the award-winning science podcast for kids, introduce readers to a fact-filled and humorous look at the weird and wonderful world of microbes!
It's show-and-tell day, and Dominique can't wait to introduce her awesome pets to the class. They're more helpful than dogs, cuddlier than gerbils, and way smarter than lizards. They're her…MICRO-PETS!
As Dominique takes her classmates on a tour through her microbiome, they'll meet some face mites, hang with feet fungi, and visit the fart factory—powered by bacteria in her intestines!
About the Author
Molly Bloom, Marc Sanchez, and Sanden Totten are the creators of American Public Media’s Brains On! and the authors of Earth Friend Forever, It’s Alive, and Road Trip Earth. They became friends while working at Minnesota Public Radio and decided to make a show for kids, because kids are awesome. They invite you to visit them at brainson.org, follow them on Twitter and Instagram @Brains_On, or listen wherever you get your podcasts.
Tiffany Everett is a children’s illustrator passionate about science, nature conservation, and learning new things. She earned her BFA in Illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design. She lives in a cute old house in Auburn, Alabama with her photographer husband and her two spoiled senior dogs. She invites you to visit her online at tiffanyeverett.com.
"An invitation to meet the neighbors infused with relentless, though apt, positivity.”—Kirkus
Praise for Brains On! Presents...Earth Friend Forever:
"A playful expression of a serious concern, hopeful enough to be suitable even for the read-aloud crowd."
"[This book] brings warmth and humor to STEM content and invites approachable environmental action by young readers who may share an invigorated sense of loyalty to their pleading pal Earth."—Booklist
Praise for Brains On! Presents... Road Trip Earth:
"This title treats readers to an enjoyable tour of different parts of Earth.... While cartoon-like illustrations keep the mood light, the text and illustrations clearly explain the topics under discussion."—School Library Connection
"Facts and fancy combine for a planetary road trip to remember."
Praise for Brains On! Presents...It's Alive:
"A grab bag of bio-wonders."—Kirkus Reviews
"This eye-catching and engaging offering will perk up STEMM (science, technology, engineering, math, medicine) collections and will appeal to browsers and researchers alike."—Booklist
"Science and humor come together to create a title that will be picked up again and again."—School Library Journal