Healthy Choices, Happy Kids {Book Review}

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I recently received the new children’s book Healthy Choices, Happy Kids: Making Good Choices with Every Day Care” by Lisa Greene, Foster Cline, MD and Gina L. May to review.

I love reading books with my children and having a preschooler who is very interested in books is a great incentive to find educational books with a good message for him.

This new book explores choices and consequences and it’s a wonderful tool to help little ones understand the consequences of making good and not so good decisions.

The book features fun short stories with colourful illustrations and relatable characters with real life and common everyday situations.  I love that the situations presented cover things like choosing healthy foods to eat, bruising teeth, hand washing and more.

Healthy Choices, Happy Kids helps parents and children overcome the challenges of learning good, old fashioned self-care concepts in a fresh, exciting way. There is also a hidden frog on every page that gives you a fun game to play also while reading.

This is a wonderful book and I definitively recommend it as a tool for teaching little ones about consequences in a fun, non-threating way!

List price: $17.95 (Will be available in hardcover, trade softcover & ebook versions)

ISBN 978-0-9911303-1-3 LCCN 2014931198
Epic Publishing, Bellevue, WA First Edition, May 2014

Disclosure: I received a sample of a product to facilitate this post. No other compensation was provided and all views and opinions stated on this post are 100% my own.

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Angela V

Founder and Writer at One Smiley Monkey blog
Hi, my name is Angela van Tijn and I live in Vancouver, Canada with my wonderful husband, our two boys and our puppy. I am the founder and primary contributor behind One Smiley Monkey. Welcome to my blog!
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14 responses to “Healthy Choices, Happy Kids {Book Review}”

  1. Anna Morin — May 1, 2014 @ 2:57 pm (#)

    Looks like a great book!

  2. MrDisco — May 1, 2014 @ 6:14 pm (#)

    sounds like a great read

  3. Angela V — May 1, 2014 @ 7:52 pm (#)

    Yeah, it’s wonderful!

  4. Heidi Carlson-reid — May 3, 2014 @ 7:29 pm (#)

    My little guys are at the perfect age for this book. I will have to check it out!

  5. Melinda L. — May 4, 2014 @ 5:51 pm (#)

    Sounds like a good book. There should be more books like this for kids

  6. Elizabeth Matthiesen — May 7, 2014 @ 11:06 am (#)

    I do like the sound of this book and the hidden frog on each page will ignite the children’s interest.

  7. sarah sar — May 7, 2014 @ 4:27 pm (#)

    Love the concept behind this book! My boys would have fun looking for that frog.

  8. Cordelia — May 9, 2014 @ 9:16 am (#)

    Oh wow, this book is now on my Amazon wish list for sure!!!

  9. Jenn E — May 11, 2014 @ 5:36 pm (#)

    We love books with short stories! The illustration looks amazing as well!

  10. DARLENE W — August 30, 2014 @ 11:56 am (#)

    I love reading to my grandchildren, this looks like a good one

  11. DARLENE W — September 7, 2014 @ 8:37 am (#)

    It is hard to prove to children what is good or not so good for them. This book will help

  12. kathy+downey — November 23, 2014 @ 7:52 am (#)

    This sounds like a very nice book

  13. kathy+downey — November 28, 2014 @ 5:16 am (#)

    I like books that have a message

  14. kathy downey — December 2, 2015 @ 8:13 am (#)

    My little guy is at the perfect age for this book.Thanks

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