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Spit: What’s Cool About Drool (Paperback) Book


How do you explain what you do to family and friends and encourage children’s curiosity in salivary bioscience? Use SPIT! This engaging children’s book will show you “What’s Cool About Drool!” and is filled with fun facts and solid science about our favorite biological fluid: saliva. In this book, acclaimed science-writer and children’s author Mary Batten examines what’s cool about drool. Presented in a fun and visually appealing format, SPIT explores the science behind and interesting facts about saliva from around the world and how it impacts our lives, health, relationships, cultures, and more. From human to animal to insect saliva, SPIT will help you swallow the complex world of the science of saliva.


This book is the perfect resource for helping people understand why you do what you do, providing insight for curious friends and family, participants who want to understand the scientific value of saliva, or even as a companion tool for educational outreach.

One dollar ($1) from every purchase goes to the Smithsonian Science Education Center to further support science education.

Contact: Salimetrics (USA)
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