Stephen Biesty is renowned for his intricate and detailed cross-sectional illustrations, often of historical and architectural subjects. His works reveal the inner workings of various structures and machines, from castles and cathedrals to submarines and space stations, providing an engaging visual exploration of their construction and operation. Biesty’s cross-sections are characterized by their precision and ability to visually communicate complex information in an accessible and entertaining manner, making them popular among both children and adults.
The book offers an engaging and informative exploration of the human body, from the brain to the bladder. The book is filled with fascinating details and fun facts, like ancient Egyptian medical practices and daily changes in body height. It includes characters like the “Extraordinary Exploration Squad” and the “Body People,” who bring the body’s inner workings to life in an entertaining way. The content covers various body systems and functions, including a unique fold-out journey of food through the digestive system, making it a captivating read for both children and adults.