Bart’s heart: The latest in Dr. Cargill Alleyne’s fascinating book series

It all started on a long drive to Disney World several years ago when Dr. Cargill Alleyne, neurosurgeon, responded to his kids questions about the brain. “At the time I suspect that my long-winded responses bored them since they fell asleep,” Dr. Alleyne says.  “I realized that there was a more interesting way to present these facts to them and so I began making up limericks about the brain during the drive.”

Dr. Cargill Alleyne, Director Cerebrovascular Services in our Department of Neurosurgery, has as of late distributed “Bart’s Heart,” a second in his arrangement of instructive kids’ writings intended to introduce realities about the human body in an engaging, bright way from the point of view of a kid. “My expectation is that this arrangement of books will urge children to peruse, become captivated with the human body and maybe consider a future profession in medication which they might not have in any case engaged,” says Alleyne.

Books in the arrangement contain a glossary toward the end which gives the two implications of the clinical terms just as articulations, and there is likewise a “look for and discover” component. Each page in the book contains a little head (in Ned’s Head) or a little heart (in Bart’s Heart) covered up in the detail of every delineation for the peruser to discover.

“Bart’s Heart” was shown by Colby Polonsky, an alum of Augusta University’s Department of Medical Illustration (in the School of Allied Health), and “Ned’s Head” was delineated by Mike Jensen (presently Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Illustration) and Karen Bradley. Every one of the three artists moved on from Augusta University’s Department of Medical Illustration one of just four certify such offices on the planet.

The first in the arrangement, “Ned’s Head”, won an Honorable Mention at the Royal Dragonfly Books Awards in 2012, and Bart’s Heart as of late won runner up in the 2015 Royal Dragonfly Awards (Picture Books 6 and more seasoned). Future books arranged right now Joan’s Bones, Nellie’s Belly, Malachi’s Eye, and Russell’s Muscles.

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