The Book of Blood: From Legends and Leeches to Vampires and Veins

The Book of Blood: From Legends and Leeches to Vampires and Veins

HP Newquist


Winner of the Magnolia Award

 

HP Newquist takes younger readers on an attractive journey of the area of blood, from
ancient background to trendy science—with an occasional journey to the very unusual part of
the most crucial tissue in bodies. Oddly sufficient, scientists started to comprehend
this interesting fluid basically in the earlier 100 years and the way its microscopic
components nourish the total physique.
Whether the stories of vampires, medieval clinical practices, and Mayan sacrificial
rites captivate or terrify, this accomplished research into blood’s prior and current
will absolutely enthrall. And if this account is a bit bloodcurdling, good, that’s part the
fun!

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