Children's Books About Allergies



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The Princess and The Peanut Interview with
Sue Ganz - Schmitt
author of Princess and the Peanut: A Royally Allergic Tale
A CLASSIC FAIRYTALE WITH AN ALLERGIC TWIST This vibrant and humorous tale inspires and educates children with allergies as well as those who live in, and around, food sensitive kingdoms. Includes a food allergy guide for adults, and kid-friendly allergy definitions
The Girl Who Cannot Eat Peanut ButterInterview with
Sharon Chisvin
author of The Girl Who Cannot Eat Peanut Butter
The Girl Who Cannot Eat Peanut Butter is a rhyming story for young children about coping with food allergies. The girl of the title sometimes gets upset about having a food allergy, but then remembers that everyone in her class ďhas something special or different that no one else has.Ē
Jude The DudeInterview with
Bridget Batson
author of Jude the
Dude The Peanut Allergic Kid

Upset with his peanut allergy, Jude the Dude soon realizes he can still have fun and live out all of his dreams with his allergy. He learns to be safe by reading labels, correctly using his Epi-Pen, and taking his own food to parties.
Carla BurkeInterview with
Carla Burke
author of My Name May Be Peanuts, But I say Nay to PB & J

Please join a little girl named Penny and her pony named Peanuts to see what it's like to live with peanut and tree nut allergies. The story is told through the eyes of her pony, Peanuts.
Bug A BeesInterview with
Amy Recob
author of The Bug a Bees Friends with Food Allergies

The idea for the BugaBees came from one motherís need to educate her young daughter about food allergies. Inspired by the millions of other families also seeking ways to learn and cope with this condition, BugaBee characters were created to help children remain healthy and happy in spite of a food allergy diagnosis.
No Biggie BunchInterview with Heather Mehra and Kerry Manama authors of The No Biggie Bunch

The smart and whimsical stories of The No Biggie Bunch teach kids when they're prepared with safe snacks and a ready response, the social challenges of food allergies are "No Biggie"!
Austin AllergiesInspired by a true, heartfelt story, Austin's Allergies is from the perspective of a four year old by. It illustrates how Austin's food allergies were discovered, a few simple steps that can help keep him safe, and important concepts related to cross-contamination, epinephrine, and the physical signs of an allergic reaction. Austin proves that even with food allergies, he's still able to do everything he loves. By Erin Mandras
Why Canít I Have a Cupcake? A Book for Children with Allergies and Food Sensitivities. Rory loves cupcakes, but he canít eat them because they make his tummy hurt. When he goes to his friendís birthday party, he learns that heís not the only one who has to avoid certain foods, and he has a great time at the party.
Cough & ItchThe Allergy Sisters by Julia Marie Boccella. Anyone who has ever had a frightening experience with allergies can empathize with children and the struggle it creates.
You Can't Always TellNuts make Neil sick. Really sick. When he goes to his friendís house to play, an unexpected visitor brings a delicious treat. His friends insist it is safe for him to eat but Neil knows that you canít always tell...
Steak at Stake: AFood Allergy StoryCome find out what happens to Cole on the hungriest day of his life! Cole loves eating at restaurants, especially when steak is on the menu. The problem is Cole has many food allergies and sometimes people struggle with tolerance.
Patty's SecretFood Allergy Children's Book written by ATL FA mom to increase awareness & inclusion of children with food allergies everywhere.
To Be A Nut Or Not!
To Be A Nut Or Not!
My Immune System Needs Glasses To Be A Nut Or Not!
My Immune System Needs Glasses are the first 2 in a series of six allergy books written by Canadian allergy mom Michelle Nel and illustrated by American allergy mom Jenny Terry. Michelle began writing in hopes of providing a fun yet informative manner in which to share allergy information.
Dixie Wants An AllergyIt's Dixie's first day of school, and some of her classmates are sharing details about their various allergies. Dixie discovers that she is allergic to something after all. But getting what you wish for actually as exciting as it once appeared?
Blue The MonkeyBlue the monkey who was allergic to bananas An exciting new picture book about a little monkey in a zoo, named Blue. After undergoing allergy testing, he discovers he canít eat his beloved banana!
Nutley, the Nut-free SquirrelNutley, the Nut-free Squirrel is a whimsical tale about a squirrel with a food allergy. Nutleyís message of community support and friendship resonates with all students. As the parent of a child with multiple food allergies, I donate 100% of the books proceeds to F.A.R.E, an organization dedicated to food allergy research and education. By Stephanie Sorkin
Food Allergies and MeExplore the life of a food allergic child as you follow Jack through a day of school, an allergist appointment, and the playground. Young children will begin to understand the importance of identifying allergens, asking for help when unsure, and alerting an adult immediately should they experience symptoms of an allergic reaction.
My Food Allergy FriendsOur Books tackle a difficult subject in a simple way, helping you begin a discussion on food allergies with your child.
OK4Me2EatSam, a child with multiple food allergies, helps to explain everyday concepts of dealing with his food restrictions. He tells us how both he and his brother have been lucky enough to have outgrown their milk allergy. Sam, still having an allergy to other foods, shows us how he only eats foods that his parents say are safe and most of all how he can still enjoy the fun of being a kid.
Allergy AdventuresAllergy Adventures stories are packed with rhymes and fun activities for children with food allergies. The books can be used at home, or in schools, to raise allergy awareness and promote safety around food.
Freddy The MouseThe 'Freddy the Mouse' series of paperback books addresses severe food allergy and anaphylaxis in a gentle and age-appropriate way for 3-6 year olds, and is currently being sold across the UK via The Anaphylaxis Campaign, and throughout other english-speaking countries.
A Day at the Playground: A Food Allergy Awaremess Book for the YoungA book for toddler age children. It ofers some valuable ideas for ways to avoid food allergens when off at play, but still have fun.
Julia's Special Cupcakes My new children's book about food allergies.. Julia's Special Cupcakes : A children's book about food allergies My book is about my daughter and I baking safe allergy free cupcakes. It's sweet and encouraging
Michelle Nel ChowTo Be A Nut Or Not is the first in a series of six allergy books written by Canadian allergy mom and author Michelle Nel Chow and illustrated by American allergy mom and artist Jennifer Bebernes
Allergy Books For KidsMichelle began writing in hopes of providing a fun yet informative manner in which to share allergy information. Michelle and Jennifer have aspired to create books that will not only engage children who have allergies but that they might also be used as resources to aid with allergy education.
James and Te Big BattleJames feels a little scared. He discovered that he is highly allergic to several things. These allergies sometimes make it hard for James to breathe. He wonders if he will ever be able to live a normal life. Join James on an exciting adventure as he battles allergy-minionsÖ
Allergy AdventuresAllergy Adventures stories are packed with rhymes and fun activities for children with food allergies.
Switch WitchesSwitch Witches need your candy to heat their homes and make their Witchy World go round! Buy a Switch Witch book & toy and begin this new Fall & Halloween tradition in your home. On Halloween night your Switch Witch will use her spell to Switchcraft your candy for a special surprise!
Mango's For MaxThis new book by Dr. Jessica St. Louis introduces the concept of food allergies in a fun and educational way. It follows the adventures of Max, a young school-age monkey, as he lives life, makes friends, and eats mangos instead of bananas due to his allergy.
HumFree The BeeWhat is a baby bee to do When he canít touch or eat pollen in flowers of yellow or blue? Find out in this tale about HumFree the bee As he learns how to fly safely with a food allergy!


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