Silverstein, Alvin, Virginia Silverstein,and L. S. Nunn. Burns and Blisters. Enslow 2014 48p $23.93 ISBN 978-0-7660-4272-8 elem/ms series: Handy Health Guides Nonfiction VG-BNe
In this easy-to-read book, children learn about human skin and about the different kinds of burns and scalds that can affect it adversely. The different sources of burns are described, from sunburns to steam burns and even chemical burns and run burns. Photographic illustrations show different kinds of burns and the different degrees of burns. There is a nice diagram of the layers of the skin, There is also discussion of the treatment and prevention of burns, and the proper handling of blisters and cuts in order to avoid infection. With a good glossary, a valid list of resources for further study, and an index, this little book will be helpful for health classes, general information, and report-writing.
Summary: In this easy-to-read book, children learn about human skin and about the different kinds of burns and scalds that can affect it adversely.
Burns, Blisters --Carol Kennedy