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