pages, four-color, all ages
A brightly illustrated,
bilingual book that teaches children of all ages to wash their hands while
encouraging divergent thinking and modeling community leadership.
- A Mom decides in
her sleep which worry to keep ... Germs on their fingers. Germs one
can't see. Those germs that linger, that won't let us be.
- A unique "bubblequest"
format that stimulates children and parents (or teachers) to engage
in provocative discussions... What fruit did you eat today? When
do you do your thinking?
- Two books in one!
in every daycare and school in the country! I read this and immediately
went to wash my hands."
-- K. Rochelle, NH
"What a cute way to teach that germs can be good or bad! I love
-- S. Barker, KY
Wendy Wakefield Ferrin
M.S., Gifted Education, past president of the Tennessee Association
for the Gifted, educational consultant and Founder of the SOPE Project
Beverly Ashley Broyles
M.S., Art Education, art museum Curator of Education, began illustrating
children's books more than 20 years ago.
educational experience communicates to children of all ages the
importance of washing their hands. The rhythmic prose is a delight
to read; the illustrations are bright and bold, and questions in
bubbles -- a "bubblequest", engage readers throughout the book.
It's the first of its kind in heightening multicultural awareness;
read the book from front to middle, and it's in English; flip it
over and read it back to middle, it's in Spanish! By asking the
reader to decide upon which worry your action should take, Germs
fosters community involvement." J. Lisi, MA