Jam-packed with information -- grown-ups will learn from this book, too! It\'s written by a doctor with more than thirty years experience treating children and families. The latest addition to the popular You Can\'t... series focuses on common illnesses that affect children. Fred Ehrlich explains what makes you sick in easy-to-understand prose. He makes distinctions, such as between bacteria and virus, clear. At once engaging and sympathetic, Dr. Ehrlich touches on everyday illnesses such as: tummy aches, vomiting, diarrhea, colds and flu, warts and pimples, and various allergies. In the time-tested format that made You Can\'t Taste a Pickle with Your Ear so funny, the book includes humorous verse to complement the matter-of-fact text and is delightfully punctuated by Amanda Haley\'s madcap illustrations to ensure a tone that is at once light and reassuring. In fact, Dr. Ehrlich is careful not to frighten children, reminding us all that most of the time our bodies work just fine, and that even when we\'re sick, our bodies usually get well by themselves. Clear explanations (fact-checked and approved by a pediatrician), colorful illustrations and humorous analogies make for a fresh look at a familiar topic, sure to have young readers learning one minute and laughing the next. The You Can\'t series is geared toward older readers and provides in-depth information about the human body and animals. Clear explanations (fact-checked and approved by a pediatrician), colorful illustrations and humorous analogies make for a fresh look at familiar topics, sure to have young readers learning one minute and laughing the next. You Can\'t Series includes 6 titles: You Can\'t See Your Bones with Binoculars -- human skeletal system You Can\'t Use Your Brain if You\'re a Jellyfish -- comparison of animal brains You Can\'t See a Dodo at the Zoo -- extinct and endangered animals You Can\'t Take Your Body to a Repair Shop -- causes and treatment of illness You Can\'t Lay an Egg If You\'re an Elephant--How Animals are Born You Can\'t Taste a Pickle with your Ear--The 5 five senses You Can\'t Buy a Dinosaur with a Dime--Problem solving with money

Specs

  • 44 pages
  • 8 x 10 inches
  • children ages 5-10
  • 4 colors
  • paperback

Rights available for...

  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Portuguese (Europe)
  • Dutch
  • French
  • Spanish