Medical Milestones and Crazy Cures

Author(s): Chris Van Tulleken

Junior Fiction

Think you know your smallpox from your bubonic plague? What did the Ancient Egyptians treat with powdered ostrich egg? How did body snatchers help 19th-century medical students? Why did the Ancient Romans recommend drinking wee? Dive in and find out the answers to these questions and many others as Dr Chris and Dr Xand draw back the bed curtains of history to take you on a tour of the body, revealing the gruesome secrets of medicine through the ages.


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*CBBC tie-in *Videos, competitions and more *Gross facts, quizzes and online activity

Dr Chris and Xand van Tulleken grew up in London and trained in medicine at Oxford University, graduating in 2002. They have combined NHS work with global health work and television appearing in Blizzard: Race to the Pole, Medicine Men and Medicine Men Go Wild, and in January 2014 appeared on Horizon. Operation Ouch! is their first series for children.

General Fields

  • : 9781405529815
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Little, Brown Young Readers
  • : September 2014
  • : 19.70 cmmm X 12.90 cmmm X 1.60 cmmm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 192
  • : Paperback
  • : Chris Van Tulleken
  • : Approx. 35 b/w integrated