Sammy's Day At The Fair; The Digestive System Featuring Gut Feelings And Reactions

Sammy starts his day at the fair as a hungry boy who craves a delicious corn dog that he remembers from last year. The author does a terrific job of describing how Sammy’s brain acts as the control center of all his actions, sending hormones to all parts of the digestive system and making him fell hungry.

Reader Enjoyment Factors:

This is a clearly illustrated yet easy-to-understand description of the jobs of all the parts of the digestive system according to what Sammy experiences and eats. It provides several valuable tools and information that help improve people’s understanding of the digestive system and healthy ways of living.

Content Awareness Factors:


Little Kid Reaction
This is a very well-written children’s book that clearly and accurately explains the processes and functions of the digestive system. Unlike most books, it is able to relate the digestive system to daily life in order to help young learners understand the complex processes of digestion through an easier method. This book will definitely be appealing and helpful to students of all ages, from age 8-100+
Big Kid Reaction
This book may or may not change your junk food habits, but it should open your eyes. Including the food pyramid and other helpful information made this a valuable read.
Type of Book:
This event-based book describes the affect of what we eat and how our bodies process food.
Educational Themes:
You can use this book for easy to swallow lessons, whether it is teaching digestion or making healthy food choices.
Reading Level:
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
8 to 10
Recommended Age To Read Together:
6 to 12
Age of child:
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Purchase Recommendation:
This one goes both ways. Parents will want to borrow this, as it is one of those books that may be the pneumatic your child needs to remember health information. Schools will want this for their teaching library.

Title Sammy's Day at the Fair: The Digestive System Featuring Gut Feelings and Reactions
Author Jerome Tiller
Publisher Beaver's Pond Press, Inc. © 2004
Illustrators Paul Tiller
ISBN 1592980465
Material Hard Cover
Cost $15.95
Genres Science, Health & Wellness
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