Thursday, June 4, 2015
Fabulous Me, Piper Lee And The Peanut Butter Itch
Tolya L. Thompson
Piper knows that she's allergic to peanuts. But the yummy looking peanut butter sitting on the counter isn't the same. So surely she can have some, right? But when Piper begins to itch and look funny she yells for help. Mom gives her a shot and takes her to the emergency room. Now Piper knows that anything made with peanuts isn't good for her.
The bright, colorful illustrations fill the entire page and grab the children's attention immediately. The rhyming words tell the story in a fun and memorable way. While the book is geared towards children with allergies, it is also a great resource for classrooms and parents wanting their children to be aware of the consequences of trying things you shouldn't. Neither of my children have a peanut allergy, but both of them thoroughly enjoyed the book and the story prompted a discussion about allergies and how to notice the signs of someone needing help. The page for parents is informative and helpful. And the author has a fun contest going on for children on the very last page. I would recommend this book for schools, daycare centers, and parents.
I received this book free of charge from Direct Contact in exchange for my honest review.