In your Face

In your Face

The Facts About your Features

Book - 2004
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Penguin Putnam
Your face is a one-of-a-kind tool you use to communicate with the world. It's the first thing people see when they meet you, and it's what they use to recognize you later. On the outside, your face is what makes you, you. How much do you know about this important body part? Do you know why your features are arranged the way they are? Or how the idea of beauty differs from culture to culture? Here Donna M. Jackson, author of the acclaimed nonfiction picture book The Bone Detectives, answers these questions and presents funny, strange, and sometimes unbelievable facts about the face. Using the straightforward, journalistic style she's known for, Jackson explains the basics of our eyes, ears, mouths, and noses. Then she dives into topics ranging from unusual facial disorders to how a prosthetic eye is made. With 30 full-color photographs, a glossary, index, and detailed source notes, In Your Face is an intriguing and fresh tour of the face that will fascinate readers.

Baker & Taylor
Explores the many purposes of the human face in relation to communicating with others while also examining the different types of features that are considered beautiful to various cultures around the world.

Publisher: New York : Viking, c2004
ISBN: 9780670036578
Branch Call Number: J 611.92 JAC
Characteristics: 42 p. :,col. ill. ;,24 cm.


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Aug 10, 2010

I didn't really like this book, maybe because it's just not my kind of books. It talks about the details in humans faces like noses & eyes and then it explains why we have them and how can we distinguish them.


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whiteshadow13 Apr 01, 2012

Using a straightforward, journalistic style the author explains the basics of our eyes, ears, mouths, and noses. Facial expression and identity are discussed, including interesting perceptions as to how the idea of beauty differs from culture to culture.


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