The Bugabees: Friends With Food Allergies Hardcover – April 15, 2009

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A whimsical tale of eight friends with food allergies. Food allergies are never fun, but best friends always are! This light-hearted story explores the daily routines of eight best buggy friends such as Beetle, Cricket and Butterfly, as they face their respective food allergies with positivity and poise. At home and at school, at the park, or on the beach, BugaBees find ways to stay safe, have fun, and remember that the joy of friendship is far sweeter than any food they can, or in some cases, can’t have. With captivating illustrations and clever rhyming verse, this fun and fanciful tale teaches children to be happy and healthy in spite of a food allergy diagnosis. While a child could be allergic to any food, BugaBee characters are based on the eight foods that account for 90 percent of all allergic reactions: peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, milk, soy, eggs and wheat. The BugaBees: Friends with Food Allergies brings fresh optimism and fun to children dealing with the everyday challenges of managing a food allergy. Additional activities and talking points in the back of the book inspire further learning and teaching opportunities for young children and their caregivers.

Review

The BugaBees is a lyrical and imaginative treat! Beautifully written and illustrated, this sweet tale is one that all children will enjoy, especially those with food allergies. –Susie Bazil, creator of The Sick Bug and 2009 Mom’s Choice Award winner

About the Author

Amy Recob is a marketing communications professional and the mother to two children – one of whom will have to manage life-threatening peanut and tree nut allergies. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.A. in Journalism, Amy is an also active member of many civic and non-profit service organizations in her community. She and her husband Scott are dedicated advocates for the awareness and prevention of food allergies in children, and are proud supporters of the many research initiatives that currently share the same mission.

A whimsical tale of eight friends with food allergies. Food allergies are never fun, but best friends at all times are! This light-hearted story explores the daily routines of eight best buggy friends such as Beetle, Cricket and Butterfly, as they face their respective food allergies with positivity and poise. At home and at school, at the park, or on the beach, BugaBees find how you can stay protected, have fun, and needless to say the joy of friendship is far sweeter than any food they may be able to, or in some cases, can’t have. With captivating illustrations and clever rhyming verse, this fun and fanciful tale teaches children to be happy and healthy in spite of a food allergy diagnosis. Even as a child could be allergic to any food, BugaBee characters are based on the eight foods that account for 90 percent of all allergic reactions: peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, milk, soy, eggs and wheat. The BugaBees: Friends with Food Allergies brings fresh optimism and fun to children dealing with the on a regular basis challenges of managing a food allergy. Additional activities and talking points at the back of the book inspire further learning and teaching opportunities for young children and their caregivers.