Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs by Caitlin Doughty
In Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?, Doughty blends her mortician's knowledge of the body and the intriguing history behind common misconceptions about corpses to offer factual, hilarious, and candid answers to thirty-five distinctive questions posed by her youngest fans. In her inimitable voice, Doughty details lore and science of what happens to, and inside, our bodies after we die. Why do corpses groan? What causes bodies to turn colors during decomposition?
Beautifully, illustrated by Dianné Ruz, Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? shows us that death can inspire science and art, and only by asking questions can we begin to embrace it.
Hardcover: 208 pages