The King and the Queen and the Jelly BeanŠ is about healthy choices. On their hunt for jelly beans, this royal family discovers different colorful, natural, types of beans. The young child will learn to make healthy individual choices just like the characters. The parent text includes a guessing game for children to choose healthy or unhealthy as the parent reads off choices. The text also includes the American Heart Association's recommendation for activity in children, suggests being reasonable in food selection, and reminds us to include our children in meal planning and preparation to increase their exposure to foods. This book is also available in Spanish (El Rey y La Reina y El Frijolito de Goma)
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Julie Crichton, MD, is the author of a new children's book series to help prevent childhood obesity. Dr. Crichton is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and has been in practice at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea in Arizona for almost ten years. She has specialty training in women and children's health and is committed to public health initiatives. She has participated in the Arizona Governor's Call to Action: Healthy Weight for Children and Families. She actively speaks to mom's groups, teachers, students, and the medical community to promote wellness in families through nutrition and physical activity. She has two small children and resides with her husband and family in Scottsdale Arizona.Review:
American Academy of Pediatrics looks forward to using your books in our programs to benefit childern in early nutrition education! -- Peggy Stemmler, MD, MBA President AZ Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics, November 10, 2004
Dr. Crichton’s books provide a fun, engaging way to introduce children to making healthy choices. -- Andrea Pennington, MD, CAc President, Pennington Institute for Health and Wellness, October 15, 2004
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Book Description B.E.A.N. Book Publishing, 2004. Book Condition: Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP74057173
Book Description Bean Book Publishing. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. This book has a light amount of wear to the pages, cover and binding. Bookseller Inventory # G0976199009I3N00