By Luke Hermann and Tara Summers-Hermann
Look here for descriptions, basics, emergency steps and prevention methods for common medical conditions involving children. The text is straightforward and provides images and charts to guide parents, grandparents, babysitters or anyone looking after a child in treating most medical conditions. The book covers problems such as bleeding, fever, allergies and burns and is compact, making it easy to transport in case of emergencies. Running Press 2011.
‘Have a New Teenager by Friday’
By Dr. Kevin Leman
Leman gives a game plan that will assist parents in changing their “whatever generation” teens and creating a low-stress environment in which the teen and the parents can live happily together. The first five chapters outline a five-day plan of action and describes which steps to perform on which days. Touts Leman: “If you follow the principles in this book, you’ll establish authority, gain their [teens’] respect, provide direction for them, and know what to do and when to do it.” Revell 2011.
‘Belly Button Book!’
By Sandra Boynton
Boynton’s rollicking short song in the form of a picture book follows a family of hippos – emphasizing their belly buttons in particular, which they love to display in the summertime. And what’s sillier to a kid than a belly button? This is a cute, fun story for children that has been around for a while but has just been released as a large-format board book, meaning the littlest readers can explore the story all on their own. Workman Publishing Company, Inc 2011.
‘Winter: A Season for Chestnuts’
By Lista Bolontzakis
This story follows a young girl delighting in all the wintertime wonders of her home. Her family traditions, such as breakfast with her father on the first day of winter, contribute to her love of the season. She also discusses fond memories of eating warm chestnuts from the chestnut seller. The story is accompanied by the beautiful illustrations of Daniela Lekina. The book is part a series that spans all of the seasons. Hummingbird Publications 2010.