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Kay's Marvellous Medicine: A Gross and Gruesome History of the Human Body Hardcover – 30 Sept. 2021

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Read this book and you're virtually a qualified doctor! Educational and entertaining - it should be on the national curriculum! ― Harry Hill

A ridiculously funny read that will delight, gross out and educate all at the same time ―
The Independent

About the Author

Adam Kay is an award-winning writer and former non-award-winning junior doctor. His first book, This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor, was a Sunday Times number-one bestseller for over a year and has sold over 2.5 million copies. It has been translated into 37 languages, was the winner of four National Book Awards, including Book of the Year, and has been adapted into a major comedy drama for BBC/AMC starring Ben Whishaw. His second book, Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas, was an instant Sunday Times number-one bestseller and sold over 500k copies in its first few weeks. His compilation, Dear NHS, raised over £400k for charity. His new memoir Undoctored: The Story of a Medic Who Ran Out of Patients is published in September 2022. His first children's book, Kay's Anatomy, was published in October 2020 and became the fastest-selling children's general non-fiction hardback of the decade and rights across Kay's Anatomy and Kay's Marvellous Medicine have now been sold in 28 languages.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Puffin (30 Sept. 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 416 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0241508525
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0241508527
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 8 - 11 years, from customers
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 16.2 x 3.7 x 24 cm
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Adam Kay is an award-winning writer and former non-award-winning junior doctor. His first book "This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor" was a Sunday Times number one bestseller for over a year and has sold over 2.5 million copies. It has been translated into 37 languages and is winner of four National Book Awards, including Book of the Year, and will be a major new comedy drama for BBC/AMC starring Ben Whishaw. His second book "Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas" was an instant Sunday Times number one bestseller and sold over 500,000 copies in its first few weeks. His compilation "Dear NHS" raised over £250k for charity. His first children's book "Kay's Anatomy" was published in October 2020.

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