Illustrated by Jenna Stewart.
"I'm unique because of me, not because of my allergy!" A brave and beautiful princess, who lives with tons of allergies, doesn't let them slow her down, not even for a minute. With her trusty sidekick Ellie the EPIC EpiPen©, she gets down to the serious business of school, having fun, and just being a kid!
Statistics estimate that one in thirteen or 7.5% of Canadian children live with allergies
. Epic Ellie and the Invisible Dragon
is a story for ALL children, written from the perspective of what it's like to be a kid with allergies; in other words, no different than any other kid. Important concepts are introduced like how to be a S.T.A.R. (Stop, Think, Ask, Read)™ and a great Allergy Buddy.
Written to inform and educate, using age-appropriate language and references, this book is suitable for teachers and librarians to read in the classroom and for parents to share with a newly diagnosed son or daughter. Big words are broken down and scary medical tests explained, all from a child's perspective.