This clear and attractive book is the ideal choice for information on how drink and drugs affect health for top primary and secondary school pupils. With plenty of colourful photographs, illuminating diagrams and fascinating fact panels, it presents complex information in an easily understood way. Covering such topics as what are drugs, legal and illegal; alcohol and how it affects people; alcoholism; smoking and how it damages health; and the risks associated with illegal drugs, it also explores the impact of medicinal drugs and how to adopt a sensible attitude towards drink and drugs The book has been thoroughly checked by a PSHE consultant and includes a useful glossary, sources of further information and index. HEALTHY BODY: DRINK AND DRUGS AND YOUR BODY is a differentiated (simplified) text edition of HEALTH AND FITNESS: HOW DO DRINK AND DRUGS AFFECT ME?>
Polly Goodman is an experienced writer and editor of children,s information books, having worked in education for over seven years.