Books for Children

Here are some excellent books to help educate
young children and their friends about food allergies.


The Bugabees: Friends With Food Allergies
by Amy Recob

A whimsical tale of eight friends with food allergies. Food allergies are never fun, but best friends always are!

The BugyBops – Friends for All Time (Bugabees)
by Amy Recob

In this sequel to the award-winning children’s book The BugaBees: Friends with Food Allergies, follow the BugyBops and find out how their kind and caring ways help their food allergic peers stay safe, happy, and healthy.


The No Biggie Bunch Everyday Cool with Food Allergies
by Michael Pistiner MD MMSc

Dr. Michael Pistiner and The No Biggie Bunch make food allergy education enjoyable and engaging in this book. Kids and caregivers will find answers to their food allergy safety and management questions, and solutions to their everyday challenges.

Food Allergies and Me: A Children’s Book
by Juniper Skinner

Food Allergies and Me is a children’s book that provides an engaging and relatable experience for children who are beginning to learn about and cope with food allergies. Explore the life of a food allergic child as you follow Jack through a day of school, an allergist appointment, and the playground.


HumFree the Bee Has a Food Allergy
by Alison Grace Johansen

What is a baby bee to do when he can’t touch or eat pollen in flowers that are yellow or blue? Find out in this tale about HumFree the bee as he learns how to fly safely with a food allergy!

Nutley, the Nut-Free Squirrel
by Stephanie Sorkin

Meet Nutley, an adorable squirrel who doesn’t let his nut allergy slow him down. Join him on his journey to stay healthy with the help of his friends! 100% of book proceeds will be donated to FARE.


The Princess and the Peanut Allergy
by Wendy McClure

Regina and her mom are busy preparing for her birthday party. It’s going to be a princess party with the perfect cake that looks like a castle and has ice cream cone towers. Regina is inviting all the girls in her class, including her best friend, Paula, who realizes she can’t eat the cake.

The Princess and the Peanut: A Royally Allergic Tale Paperback
by Sue Ganz-Schmitt

Every queen knows that in order to find out if a princess is REAL, one must send the “alleged” princess to bed on a magnificent pile of mattresses, slip in a pea, and see how she sleeps. But when the royal kitchen is fresh out peas, the queen tries a peanut instead…


The No Biggie Bunch Trade-or-Treat Halloween
by Heather Mehra

The No Biggie Bunch is a book series for Kids Creatively Coping with Food Allergies. Their stories are meant to act as springboards for conversation among children, parents, teachers, friends and family members.

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