Germs Are Not for Sharing

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Free Spirit Publishing, Jan 15, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
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Sneezes, coughs, runny noses, spills, and messes are facts of everyday life with children. And that’s why it’s never too soon to teach little ones about germs and ways to stay clean and healthy. This book is a short course for kids on what germs are, what they do, and why it’s so important to cover them up, block them from spreading, and wash them down the drain. Simple words complement warm, inviting, full-color illustrations that show real-life situations kids can relate to. A special section for adults includes ideas for discussion and activities.

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Review: "Germs Are Not for Sharing" teaches kids the appropriate and healthy response to ways that germs can be spread. It also highlights the negative effects of germs on our body and how we can ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jazz2107 - LibraryThing

This book can help children understand what are germs and teaches them that germs are not for sharing. It teaches children appropriate behaviors when they sneeze or cough. This book also discusses the importance of washing hands. Read full review


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Elizabeth Verdick is a children's book writer and editor.  She lives in Minnesota with her husband and their two children. Marieka Heinlen launched her career as a children’s book illustrator with the award-winning Hands Are Not for Hitting. As a freelance illustrator and designer, Marieka focuses her work on books and other materials for children, teens, parents, and teachers. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with her husband and son.

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