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Book Review/Giveaway: Sticky Icky Booger Bugs. Ends Nov 15th


Sticky Icky

Sticky Icky Booger Bugs by Sherry Frith, illustrated by Carol Newell Walter

About the Book: There are 30,000 children each year diagnosed and battling cystic fibrosis. There is no cure for this progressive disease.

Sticky Icky Booger Bugs is the tale of a boy’s battle with cystic fibrosis as he attempts to avoid the hospital. Kory is just like any other child. He loves recess, playing soccer and exploring his neighborhood with his best friend. With every puff, cough, and sneeze, Kory keeps the sticky icky booger bugs away so he can have fun every day! Sticky Icky Booger Bugs is a picture book for children ages 0 – 7.

Sherry Frith

About the Author: Sherry Frith was born in Los Angeles, California, on January 16. At the age of 17 she relocated to Bakersfield, California with her parents Jerry and Kathy Marvel. She currently resides in Bakersfield, and is the Chief Financial Officer at a local concrete construction business. Her 3 boys are very energetic, atheletic, and enjoy sports. On most weekdays or weekends she can be found in the stand cheering Kyle in soccer, Kevin in football or Kory in baseball. To read more click on the link. http://beatsnot.com/inner.aspx?id=2

My Review: This is a fun and educational book to help educate parents and children about cystic fibrosis. This thick and sticky mucus clogs the lungs and leads to a life threatening lung infections and obstructs the pancreas.

This story is about boy name Kory, who is battling cystic fibrosis that currently has no cure. Kory has to deal with this disease as it’s a part of his everyday life. He wakes up sneezing out sticky icky booger bugs. His mother helps him with his medicine routine. He uses his blue and purple inhaler and he wears the shaker vest for 30 minutes to help loosen the sticky booger bugs. Kory doesn’t allow this disease to stop him from play with his friends or his playing his favorite game soccer.

Sherry Frith wrote Sticky Icky Booger Bugs after her sons Kory and Kevin were diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. The illustrations by Carol Newell Walter help to tell the story. I love her use of pencils and crayons.

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Disclaimer: As per FTC guidelines, I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for my honest review. I received no monetary compensation. All opinions expressed here are mine and mine alone.

Giveaway Rules

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There will be 1 winners

This Giveaway is Open to the USA Only!

Winner will be selected by Random.org

Giveaway Ends Nov 15, 2013

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Winner is #7 – Abbie

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October 21, 2013 - Posted by | Book Review, Free Giveaways | , , , , , , , ,

9 Comments »

  1. love to read.
    blessings
    Diana
    joeym11@frontier.com

    Comment by Diana Montgomery | October 26, 2013 | Reply

  2. My kids love gross books like this :) Looks fun!

    Comment by lisa | October 27, 2013 | Reply

  3. Terrific that they are using a book like this to relate to kids and help them understand! Thanks for sharing!

    Comment by Heidi Bee | October 31, 2013 | Reply

  4. What a cute book for a child to help learn about perseverance and to keep living life no matter how you feel.

    Comment by Jackie | October 31, 2013 | Reply

  5. I bet any kid would love to read this.

    Comment by Melissa | October 31, 2013 | Reply

  6. This would be the perfect book to either help the children that have Cystic Fibrosis, but this would be even better for the siblings or classmates of the child too. I really am impressed by authors that take the time to write something for kids on such a delicate issue. To be able to have it be entertaining as well as educational is really priceless.

    Comment by Danelle | October 31, 2013 | Reply

  7. This book would be a great book to introduce to students that have a classmate with Cystic Fibrosis.

    Comment by Abbie | November 3, 2013 | Reply

  8. My kids want this book so bad!!! Also looking for local veterans needy family Christmas gifts

    Comment by Amy | November 5, 2013 | Reply

  9. I think all parents should read educational books like this to their children. Thanks for helping get the word out about Sticky Icky Booger Bugs.

    Comment by Kelsey McBride | January 17, 2014 | Reply


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