Storytime Edition: Children’s Books About Eczema

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Storytime Edition: Children’s Books About Eczema

Are you looking for informative, inspiring stories to read to your children about eczema? Story time is a creative way to educate children on difficult topics. It is a great way to relate their issues to a character and a story that is outside of their own situation.

Not sure where to find those stories? Look no further! Below are some recommendations that you and your child can go through together!

Malcolm Finney Medical Detective – The Case of… Itch and Rash: The Case of… Itch and Rash

By: Erika Kimble (Author), Laurel Winters (Illustrator), Jameson McMaster (Designer)

The Case of Itch and Rash, is a story that explores eczema and teaches affected children and their friends about the what it is and how to deal with it.

Emmy’s Eczema

By: Jack Hughes

Emmy, the main character, has eczema and knows she shouldn’t scratch. One day, she can’t help herself, and she scratches too much. Her friends and family make her feel better! This book helps children gain an understanding as to what eczema is and how they can be a better friend to those that have eczema.

I Have Eczema (Coping with Chronic Conditions for Preschoolers) 

By: Jen Greatsinger (Author), Lisa Crosby (Contributor)

I Have Eczema is a storybook helps children understand their eczema rather than feeling overwhelmed by it. It walks you through a day of coping with eczema. This book gives them hope that they might grow out of their eczema one day!

Nutley, the Nut-Free Squirrel 

By: Stephanie Sorkin

Nutley, the Nut-Free Squirrel is about an adorable squirrel who doesn’t let his nut allergy slow him down. His friends help him live a happy, healthy life!

The Princess and the Peanut: A Royally Allergic Tale

By: Sue Ganz-Schmitt  (Author), Micah Chambers-Goldberg (Illustrator)

The Princess and the Peanut: A Royally Allergic Tale, will inspire and educates children with allergies and their families. Bonus: it includes a food allergy guide for adults as well as a list of kid-friendly allergy definitions.

The No Biggie Bunch Peanut-Free Tea for Three

By: Heather Mehra (Author), Kerry McManama (Author), Michael Kline (Illustrator)

The No Biggie Bunch is a book series for children with food allergies and sensitivities. This book will inspire insightful conversations among young children with allergies as well as their families, teachers, and friends.

The Princess and the Peanut Allergy

By: Wendy McClure (Author), Tammie Lyon (Illustrator)

The main character invites her friend to a birthday party and realizes that she cannot eat the cake at the party because of her peanut allergy. While she wants to have the cake, she cannot, and they have an argument about it at the party. Afterwards, her favorite book inspires her to rethink this situation and she walks away with a new perspective!

The No Biggie Bunch Dairy-Free Dino-Licious Dig

By: Heather Mehra (Author), Kerry McManama (Author), Michael Kline (Illustrator)

The No Biggie Bunch is a book series for children with food allergies and sensitivities. This book will inspire insightful conversations among young children with allergies as well as their families, teachers, and friends.

The No Biggie Bunch Sports-Tastic Birthday Party

By: Heather Mehra (Author), Kerry McManama (Author), Michael Kline (Illustrator)

The No Biggie Bunch is a book series for children with food allergies and sensitivities. This book will inspire insightful conversations among young children with allergies as well as their families, teachers, and friends.

Itchy Pig

By: Nicole Bruno Cox (Author),‎ Jessie Judge (Illustrator)

Itchy pig is a story about a piglet that loves to play outside – despite how he suffers from allergies. The piglet learns how to manage his allergies and still have fun!

I Can Handle It (Mindful Mantras Book 1)

By: Laurie Wright (Author)

This is a great book to teach your child positive self talk and mindful mantras that will ultimately help them get through the tough times with allergies and eczema.

We Are What We Eat

By: Kristy Hammill (Author),‎ Alex Bjelica (Illustrator)

We Are What We Eat is a creative way to teach your child how and why to eat whole foods that are less likely to irritate their allergies and eczema.

Camille’s Itchy Twitchy Eczema

By: Candis Butler (Author)

This is a book about a girl, Camille, that teaches her class about her skin disorder.

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