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Product description

If you can stomach the sick side of science, you’ve come to the right place. The book that coughs up all the disgusting details of the squelchiest sicknesses that mankind has suffered through: Deadly Diseases. From the cruel common cold to shocking smallpox, see what happens when your body is attacked by germs! You’ll find out:

  • which brave nurse drank diarrhoea
  • which scientist used eyeballs as food for bacteria
  • why deadly cholera makes your skin turn blue
  • how munching maggots can cure flesh diseases
  • why you should never pick your nose and eat it!

With sickening sick notes, dreadful disease facts, and lots of vicious viruses to make you vomit, it’ll leave you gagging for more!

Product Details

Series

Horrible Science

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780439944465

Date published

February 4th, 2008

Other details
  • 176 pages
Condition

New

UK edition

Author/Illustrator

Nick Arnold

Tony De Saulles

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  1. Sushi123
    on 13 July 2016

    I love these books and telling by the reviews so does everyone else About a year ago I saw this but sadly did not get it when I came back to the shop that I saw it it was GONE so I am really happy to be getting it Soon I love books about diseases because they are quite interesting

  2. CookieM
    on 9 March 2013

    I loved this book but some of it is really gross!

    5out of 5
  3. ellie-melay27
    on 6 March 2013

    soooo funny i love this book and all it’s series! it’s a really fun way to learn about the weirdest illnesses of all time. you don’t even have to like art, science or be good at either one of them to like this series. hope you like this book and i recommend all the other books in the series too!

  4. mutemath4ever
    on 6 March 2012

    This is a really interesting book but not for the faint hearted. It tells you all about different diseases and their cures and how they were found. Obviously it’s told and presented in the typical ‘horrible series’ format – being funny and with lots of illustrations. Great read ages 11+

  5. spongy01
    on 7 May 2011

    it is really making me aware of what horrible diseases i could catch off one stranger’s single sneeze!!!!!!!!!!!!

    5out of 5