Reviewed: Hard cover
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Children / Nonfiction / Ages 4-8
- No Lobster, Please!
A Story of a Child with a Severe Seafood
Illustrated by Ms Fazio's First Grade
Class at the H. Olive Day School
book is a very effective teaching tool for preschool through elementary
ages. It will help youngsters understand their allergy problems
and the treatments for them, as well as the importance of avoiding
allergens. The whimsical illustrations are in vivid full color by
the first grade children of the H. Olive Day School.
Rogers tells the story of her son James and his allergy to seafood....the
traumatic discovery of the allergy and what happened next. Rogers
has put a very serious problem into a fun and easy-to-understand
story to help children everywhere
show that over six million Americans have food allergies, and with
the potentially serious results of anaphylaxis, the kids who have
these allergies, and their parents, must understand them. This is
the only book available for children about seafood allergies specifically,
and would be helpful to parents, teachers, and the medical profession
in helping to deal with this important subject. The back of the
book contains a parent information sheet that outlines symptoms
for easy recognition of a serious allergy reaction.
book should be in every school library, and available though the
medical profession for the education of patients.