Using an alphabet format, the book offers 26 letter-specific doctor's visit-related entries that add up to a well-rounded portrait of what kids will experience when they go to the doctor. Includes facts and explanations on equipment, procedures, typical conditions and illnesses, medical personnel, and feelings and apprehensions. Bright, friendly collage artwork offers further illumination and invites kids to feel included in the topics. Includes an addendum with activities, q&a, and suggestions for parents and teachers on how to maximize the book's use and impact on kids has been created for this edition.
About the Author
Harriet Ziefert didn't need to do any extra research for this book. As the child of a physician with a home office, and the wife of an internist and a child psychiatrist, she already knew whereof she wrote. Ms. Ziefert is the ebullient, dedicated founder and publisher of Blue Apple Books. The author lives in South Orange, NJ.
Praise for ABC Doctor: Staying Healthy from A to Z…
"Murphy has compiled an interesting array of terms to help children realize that medical professionals are there to help them." --School Library Journal
"[with its] friendly tone and inviting artwork...many adults might want to add this to their waiting room arsenal." --Booklist