I can see that children would LOVE this! The illustrations are excellent and it’s a great opportunity to learn about the medical practice. My favorite book when I was only 3 was a similar type book, even though I never became an MD. I read it over and over and I am sincerely hoping children will take an interest in medicine and become doctors. If I were a parent who was a doctor or wanted my children to take a look at this as a path for life, I would buy the set! This is an intelligent series and an opportunity for children to learn about something truly important to everyone! Dr. Nicole-Well done.
Maya Visits Her Doctor: Vaccination by Dr. Nicole Audet is another informative and educational book in the Felix and Booboo series. The story begins with Maya telling her brother, Felix, during breakfast that she has to go to Dr. Bones' office for a vaccination. Maya is afraid of needles and, to reassure his sister, Felix goes and gets his magical doctor’s bag. He decides to go to the doctor’s office with Maya. At the doctor’s office, all the instruments stretch their heads out of the bag to hear Dr. Bones' funny questions. The seven instruments come out of the bag and tell Dr. Bones that they will assist him in examining and vaccinating Maya. With the help of these talking instruments, Maya will get over her fears of going to the doctor for a vaccination.
The concept is excellent as it helps children like Maya to get rid of their fears. The quiz at the end of the book is educational and fun. The illustrations are delightful and they bring the characters and the story alive. I like the manner in which the author describes Maya’s check-up at Doctor Bones’ office and her vaccination. She makes children aware of what goes on inside a doctor’s clinic in an engaging and interesting way. This series is a must-have in one's personal collection as it enables parents to help children understand different concepts and situations in a way that is appealing. It is a good story for classroom story-telling and read aloud sessions as children can be taught about medical visits in a fun and interactive way.
Posted: Mar 03, 2018 3:45 AM EST Updated: Mar 03, 2018 6:15 PM EST
Dr. Nicole is a multi-award winning best-selling author, based in Quebec. She writes children's books that educate, inspire and teach valuable life lessons.
WILMINGTON, NC, March 03, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Multi-award-winning children's book author Dr. Nicole has announced the release of a new book in the Felix and Booboo Series, 'Maya Visits Her Doctor: Vaccination'. Vaccinations are a very big issue for young children. The new book is one of a series of eight books that address medical issues and make them understandable for young children. The goal is to increase the child's understanding of her body and to help eliminate fear of diseases and medical procedures. This series is also available in French (Felix et Boubou) in paperback, Kindle and PDF versions.
In this book, Felix's sister Maya was afraid to go to the doctor for a vaccine. Fortunately, Felix, assisted by Booboo and his magical doctor's bag, help her get over her fears. Lucky Maya. She receives a beautiful princess sticker for her collection. Young readers of this book will find out all the secrets of a medical visit and vaccination.
"My true intentions regarding writing Felix and Booboo series are to inspire children to read, to set their imaginations free and to encourage good decision-making regarding health, safety and critical thinking," Dr. Nicole stated. "Writing children's books is a way for me to give back and be a positive resource to the community. It is a way that I can positively express myself while having some fun and at the same time be a positive role model for both children and caregivers. I hope that my books inspire children to set their minds free and work to make the world a better place. In the book Maya Visits Her Doctor, my intention was to explain the annual medical visit and pre-school vaccination. I hope it may help parents and their care givers to prepare their children before visiting their doctor."
In addition to vaccinations, other subjects covered in the series include gastroenteritis, broken bones, head lice, allergies, the human body, otitis and chickenpox. All of the books in the series can be used by educators and medical professionals to help kids understand that these types of conditions are normal and are not to be feared or avoided.
In the traditions of Walt Disney and Dr. Seuss, Dr. Nicole breathes life into inanimate objects and wildly entertaining characters that engage children in powerful ways. Through the parent/child interaction, her works develop a love for reading while helping children develop the most important skill of all - critical thinking. If a child can master the art of critical thinking, nearly everything else falls into place.
Dr. Nicole's books have won numerous international awards. A full listing of the awards can be found on her website.
'Maya Visits Her Doctor: Vaccination' has received Readers' Favorite 5 stars. Reviewer Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite stated, "The concept is excellent as it helps children like Maya to get rid of their fears. The quiz at the end of the book is educational and fun. The illustrations are delightful and they bring the characters and the story alive. I like the manner in which the author describes Maya's check-up at Doctor Bones' office and her vaccination. She makes children aware of what goes on inside a doctor's clinic in an engaging and interesting way. This series is a must-have in one's personal collection as it enables parents to help children understand different concepts and situations in a way that is appealing. It is a good story for classroom storytelling and read aloud sessions as children can be taught about medical visits in a fun and interactive way."
Dr. Nicole also received recognition as one of Quebec's Top 10 Women by the Maman Dion Foundation. The Maman Dion foundation was founded by Ther
Dr. Nicole Audet holds a Master degree in medical education. She is a professional writer and an engaging speaker. She has worked in Clinical Practice (emergency, family doctor office, University of Montreal affiliated teacher and Lecturer in the Department of Pediatrics of McGill University). She has been the Editor in Chief of the French medical magazine 'Le Medecin du Quebec'. She has presented at many international, national and provincial medical congresses and has managed medical teaching clinics, medical magazines and medical research in computer science. Her books have received many international and national awards.
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