Popular science meets parenting in this fascinating and beautiful book. Covering a baby's first two years with retrospective glimpses of life in the womb, it details the incredible changes that occur as development progresses. Desmond Morris's thought-provoking book sets out the astonishing facts with outstanding visual reference to make you marvel at the complexity of the human body and your baby's ability to achieve so much in so little time. Stunning photographs and artwork overlays complement amazing facts about the growth, genes, anatomy, physiology, and learning capacity of babies. An engaging read and enchanting reference, 'Baby' is the ideal gift or self-purchase for new parents, as well as anyone intereted in how the human body evolves and works.