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  • SubGenre:Health & Daily Living / General
  • Age Range (years):6 - 8
  • Language:English
  • Pages:28
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543986747

How to Build a Human Being

by Judy McCluney

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In bright, clear pictures and words How to Build a Human Being shows children that what they eat matters. The book follows a child whose goal is to grow big and strong. He finds out that eating healthy food achieves his goal. Pictures of actual food cells add a basis in science. Your child can use the story ideas for their own goals for growing strong. There are several activities at the end of the book that a child can use to track their healthy food eating and their growth. They'll make great discoveries about eating and growing, and find facts and inspiration in the story.

A recent unpaid review of this book stated:

This book will help make children aware of their eating habits and

how switching to eating healthy vegetables and fruits will help them

grow. It is also an informative read and makes science fun and

interactive along with introducing kids to healthy eating habits. The

colorful pictures give clarity to what the author is trying to convey

and helps readers understand her words clearly. Children will find

good tips and ideas to incorporate healthy eating habits into their

daily diet in a fun and interesting way. It is a good book for tutors to

read out in classrooms, not only to encourage children to eat

healthily but also to teach them about cells and make science interesting.

About the author
Judy's love of children's books was obvious to anyone who walked into her bookstore 30 years ago. She also read stories to emotionally handicapped children. It was the only time in the school day that these children were really interested and listening. As a working single mother Judy looked for ways to stay healthy. She revised old recipes and tried new ones. She reviewed studies and positions by medical experts that underlined the importance of eating vegetables and fruit. She switched to a plant-based whole food diet and felt much better. She had fresh respect for the doctors, and the grandmas, who for years have urged people to eat their veggies. With one of her own grandchildren being a picky eater, but a great builder with toy blocks, Judy was inspired to write a story that would show a child how healthy eating builds a strong person. Why not use the idea of building with blocks to show how food is the block supply for building up a child's body? Why not bring that story to life with real photos of food "blocks," vivid pictures of a child wanting to grow strong, and hands-on food projects that children can make? Judy wrote the story, and a companion book of food activities. She hopes you like them. Judy continues to enjoy and to share healthy food facts and cooking in her home community in Cocoa, Florida. She is fortunate to have a husband who is great at making salads. She also gives thanks for her children and grandchildren who are great critics and tasters. She hopes everyone will be able to take part in making food that delights and benefits them. For more information Judy invites you to read the blog and other posts at her website www.judykidsfoodie.com.

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