Looking to instill healthy habits among school children? Allow us to present these captivating books as a delightful means of imparting knowledge. Within these pages, kids will embark on a journey encompassing the fascinating realm of germs – their origins, discoveries, and methods of transmission. Furthermore, these books ingeniously empower children with actionable tips to actively combat the spread of germs. Navigate through our collection of exceptional children’s literature on the subject of germs and hygiene.
1. Do Not Lick This Book by Idan Ben-Barak
Embark on a captivating journey through the microscopic realm alongside Min, a remarkable microorganism, as you explore the hidden wonders residing within everyday items, both within your own body and beyond. Prepare to be awestruck by the mesmerizing close-up imagery showcasing the intricate details of tooth enamel and the delicate threads composing a shirt, evoking a genuine sense of awe and fascination.
2. Sick Simon by Dan Krall
Simon’s sneezes scatter in every nook and cranny, his coughs embrace everyone within reach, and his curious fingers make contact with everything they encounter. However, an unexpected lesson is about to unfold before him, revealing that the joy he once associated with having a cold is merely an illusion. Within the pages of this book, a delightful compilation of proper conduct and absolute no-nos during the chilly grip of cold and flu season awaits, resonating even more profoundly in our modern era.
Cutie Sue, with her newfound fear of darkness and her newfound appreciation for physical fitness, returns to enlighten us on the fundamentals of maintaining personal cleanliness and promoting overall well-being. Witness as Cutie Sue and her sibling fall ill, only to be whisked away by their caring mother to seek guidance from a wise doctor who imparts invaluable wisdom. Brace yourself, for these two youngsters are resolved to conquer all obstacles!
We will emerge victorious in the battle! Our bacteria will not propagate if we adhere to these principles correctly.
We will sneeze into tissues and discard them, and sanitize all our toys with a reliable cleaning spray.
4. A Germ’s Journey (Follow It!) by Thom Rooke, M.D.
This captivating book takes us on a journey, revealing the mysterious origins and destinations of a tiny germ. Delightfully written by an actual doctor, it serves as an enchanting introduction to the immune system, tailored specifically for young readers.
5. Wash Your Hands, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony
Mr. Panda never fails to captivate our attention, whether he’s imparting valuable lessons in etiquette or demonstrating the art of splish-splash. And the added delight of his impeccable “sneeze catching” skills is simply icing on the cake.
6. Germs vs. Soap (Hilarious Hygiene Battle) by Didi Dragon
Don’t dare overlook this uproarious tome delving into the clandestine realm of microorganisms. These mischievous critters are on a mission to pilfer everyone’s coveted “energy cupcakes,” yet they’ll soon find themselves thwarted by none other than the valiant Soap. Snatch up this gem to bolster your hygiene tutorials!
7. The Bacteria Book: The Big World of Really Tiny Microbes by Steve Mould
Bursting with captivating illustrations and vibrant visuals, this knowledge-packed scientific tome is an exceptional selection for young minds who crave exploration. Prepare to be astounded by the astonishing portrayal of a microscopic bacterium, complete with its own peculiar tail. Astonishingly enough, did you realize that certain bacteria possess the extraordinary ability to propel themselves a staggering 100 times their own body length in a mere blink of an eye? Talk about giving Michael Phelps a run for his money!
9. Louis Pasteur (Genius Series) by Jane Kent
Explore this captivating memoir delving into the extraordinary life of the trailblazing innovator who propelled the realm of microbiology forward, renowned for pioneering the groundbreaking concept of immunization and the revolutionary technique of pasteurization.
9. All in a Drop: How Antony van Leeuwenhoek Discovered an Invisible World by Lori Alexander
Embark on a captivating historical journey with this exceptional literary masterpiece, delving into the extraordinary tale of the pioneering scientist who unveiled the fascinating world of microscopic organisms that exist within and around our very being. Within the pages of this enchanting chapter book, be enthralled by the stunning full-color illustrations that bring the narrative to life.
10. Giant Germ (The Magic School Bus Chapter Book) by Joanna Cole
Our collection would never be whole without some adventurous Ms. Frizzle flair. During this unique outing, a class gathering in the park transforms into a captivating journey through the intricate realm of microorganisms. An excellent novel for those readers seeking autonomy.