Bots and Bods

How Robots and Humans Work, From the Inside Out

What do humans and robots have in common? Find out in this intriguing illustrated nonfiction book that encourages kids to discover their inner robot.

From experienced STEM writer Russ Swan, comes Bots and Bods, an illustrated guide for kids looking to explore anatomy and technology and how they're related. How do we both move or sense the world? How does robot intelligence compare to our own? Middle-grade readers will find these answers and more among the four sections:

  • body structures
  • muscle and movement
  • senses and sensors
  • thinking and feeling

An accessible guide with exciting illustrations, fun facts, and special feature spreads about robots in the real world explains why “bots” can sometimes do a better job than “bods” and vice versa.

About the Author

·       John Andrews is a bod, not a bot. He has edited and written dozens of adult and children’s books on history, sports, music, science, and a host of other subjects. His recent published work includes Timeline of World History and The Beautiful Game:The Infographic Book of Soccer.

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