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Germs Are Not for Sharing / Los gérmenes no son para compartir (Best Behaviour)
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Elizabeth Verdick is the author of more than thirty highly acclaimed books for children and teenagers, including books in the Toddler Tools(TM) board book series, the Best Behavior series for young children, and the Laugh & Learn(TM) series for preteens. Her most recent titles include Bedtime and Calm-Down Time from the Toddler Tools series and Don't Behave Like You Live in a Cave from the Laugh & Learn series. Elizabeth's daughter and son are the inspiration for nearly everything she writes. She lives with her husband, two children, and five pets near St. Paul, Minnesota. Marieka Heinlen received her BFA at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and also studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. She launched her career as an award-winning children's book illustrator with the original edition of Hands Are Not for Hitting and has illustrated all of the books in the Best Behavior and Toddler Tools series. 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, son, and daughter.

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PreS-Each page gives a tip in English and in Spanish on how to deal with germs-for instance, what to do when a child has a cough, has a runny nose, uses the bathroom, etc. The page that shows children washing their hands also features musical notes along with the text to suggest the singing of a hand-washing song. The colorful spreads are appealing and support the information in the text. The figures and furniture are outlined with bold black ink and filled in with bright colors. The characters are of different ethnicities and are easy for children to relate to. A "Tips for Parents and Caregivers" is appended. A valuable resource for public, school, and home libraries.-Cindy Moreno, San Antonio Public Library, TX (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

"Teaches good health habits when sneezing or coughing, because germs are not for sharing! Kids also learn 10 good times to wash their hands, one for each finger. Large, black outlined, brightly colored illustrations decorate each page."--Midwest Book Review
"These books, which are available in both board book and picture book editions, serve as wonderful tools to help children embark on their road to socialization--a very important component of the preschool experience."--Mamiverse.com
Teaches good health habits when sneezing or coughing, because germs are not for sharing! Kids also learn 10 good times to wash their hands, one for each finger. Large, black outlined, brightly colored illustrations decorate each page. Midwest Book Review"
These books, which are available in both board book and picture book editions, serve as wonderful tools to help children embark on their road to socialization a very important component of the preschool experience. Mamiverse.com"

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