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Lunchbox: The Story of Your Food
Author: Christine Butterworth
Illustrator: Lucia Gaggiotti
How this book may help: This fun and informative book about food and its production may stimulate a child's interest in good nutrition and food provenance. Knowing more about the process and effort that have gone into farming and producing the food may also discourage a child from wasting food.
This visually appealing picture book takes the reader through the steps involved in... read more

Tags: diet, eating, environment, exercise

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The Happy Book
Author: Malachy Doyle
Illustrator: Caroline Uff
How this book may help: A great starting point for talking about both positive and negative feelings with very young children. This book may gently encourage co-operation and good behaviour.
This charming book contains simply written messages encouraging children to spread happiness to... read more

Tags: anger, anxiety, behaviour, bullying, emotions, environment, exercise, fears, sadness, sharing, tantrums

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Flabby Cat and Slobby Dog
Author: Jeanne Willis
Illustrator: Tony Ross
How this book may help: A witty cautionary tale which may help children to make the link between a sedentary lifestyle/poor eating habits and obesity. This may even encourage them to switch the TV or the games console off and go and so something more active!
Flabby Cat and Slobby Dog are classic couch potatoes who spend all their time eating and sleeping.... read more

Tags: exercise, eating, diet, obesity

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Ready, Steady, Grow!
Author: Sophie Piper
Illustrator: Georgie Birkett
How this book may help: Describing to the very young positive things they can do to help their bodies grow strong and healthy. May also reassure a child eager to 'be grown up' that each day, little by little, they are moving towards this. Personal safety issues, healthy eating and good hygiene are also touched upon.
This delightfully illustrated picture book advises the reader to take positive steps to make sure... read more

Tags: hygiene, health, growing up, exercise, eating, dressing, diversity, diet, wheelchair

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Dinosaur Diner
Author: Annie Kubler
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How this book may help: This book reinforces the message that a poor diet and sedentary lifestyle can lead to obesity and lack of energy.
This colourful picture book contains a finger puppet which can be used to 'act out' the story.... read more

Tags: diet, eating, exercise, health, obesity

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Crawl!
Author: Carol Thompson
Illustrator: Carol Thompson
How this book may help: One of a vibrant series of books (Crawl!, Jump!, Climb! and Run!) that focusses on children's love of movement.
Carol Thompson's wonderful illustrations reflect the struggles, achievements and sheer delight that... read more

Tags: being different, exercise

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Max The Champion
Author: Sean Stockdale and Alexandra Strick
Illustrator: Ros Asquith
How this book may help: Max is first and foremost a fun picture book about a sport-mad boy with a powerful imagination. It also tells us that deaf and disabled children can - and should - be included, both in stories and in life.
Sport-mad Max turns aspects of his daily routine into daydreams of major sporting events. As he... read more

Tags: being different, disability, exercise, wheelchair

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Walter and the No-Need-to-Worry Suit
Author: Rachel Bright
Illustrator: Rachel Bright
How this book may help: Although childhood is supposed to be a carefree time of no responsibilities in fact many children do worry about anything from friendships to sports day.
Walter is also a worrier and when he finds that he has been entered in three events in the... read more

Tags: anxiety, exercise, friends

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The Dragon Who Couldn't Do Sporty Things
Author: Anni Axworthy
Illustrator: Anni Axworthy
Publisher's summary: "Too much TV and too many sandwiches mean Little Dragon needs to do more exercise. So he joins the..." read more

Tags: exercise, obesity

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