What Will You Get From This Book?
The book “Penny and the Peanut” is fun and inclusive with dynamic and colorful illustrations. But don't take our word for it. Below Dr. Sara Anvari, an Allergy Specialist from The Texas Children's Hospital highlights the valuable messages she expressed after reading "Penny and the Peanut."
It is a useful tool because of its: Educational content
Diverse audience appeal, Pertinent message to children and parents who are concerned about peanut allergies.
Adapting New Ideas
Teaches children the importance of recognizing allergic reactions
Helps identify symptoms of peanut allergies.
Practical instructional tool and a pleasing narrative
Supports sensitivity to children and families defeating the challenges of allergies.
‘Penny and the Peanut is a fantastic way to convey a potentially lifesaving message to children with and without food allergies and their families.’ -Dr. Sara Anvari
Offers a clear educational opportunity for children to learn key life-saving strategies
Can utilize these strategies in the event of a medical emergency.
Penny and the Peanut
In the book “Penny and the Peanut,” Penny and Madison are two best friends that always have fun together after school. Unexpectedly, Penny has an allergic reaction after eating Peanut Butter cookies with her friend Madison. Through this experience, Madison learns the importance of recognizing the signs of a severe allergic reaction to help save her friend!
Micaa’ Thomas was born in Beaumont, Texas, and currently resides in Maryland. She is a Competitive Golfer, Painter, Film Director, Producer, and a first-time author. She is a 2020 graduate from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Savannah, Georgia. At SCAD, she majored in Visual Effects, Animation, and Drawing and was a student-artist-athlete on the women’s golf team. During her free time, Micaa’ loves to paint portraits using oil paint as her medium.
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