What happens if someone dies on a plane?Can we give Grandma a Viking funeral?Why don't animals dig up all the graves?Will my hair keep growing in my coffin after I'm buried?
Every day, funeral director Caitlin Doughty receives dozens of questions about death.
In this book she offers factual, hilarious and candid answers to thirty-five of the most interesting questions posed by her youngest fans, sharing the lore and science of what happens to, and inside, our bodies after we die.
Why do corpses groan? What causes bodies to turn strange colours during decomposition? and why do hair and nails appear longer after death?
The answers are all within . . .