The Freddy the Mouse book series helps children aged 3 to 6 understand the topic of severe food allergy and anaphylaxis in a simple yet informative way, using character-based stories that capture children’s imagination and interest.
Useful for those exposed to severe food allergy directly or indirectly via family members, classmates or friends.
These charming and colourful short stories offer an invaluable introduction to this increasingly widespread issue, and provide a useful framework to support discussions between adult and child. Each page features a full size, colourful illustration taking you through each story, where Freddy meets a different character with a different allergy.
Invaluable tool for preschools, schools and families alike.
Freddy meets Nutmeg
The squirrel who was allergic to nuts
Freddy meets Nutmeg in the garden, a young squirrel who is severely allergic to nuts. As Nutmeg is meeting friends in the garden, she eats some nuts by mistake and becomes poorly. Join Freddy and Nutmeg as they learn how to deal with a severe nut allergy.
Freddy meets Isobel
The mouse who was allergic to milk
Freddy and Isobel are off to the beach. As they play with an exciting new friend, Isobel has some milk by mistake and becomes ill. Join Freddy and his new exciting friend as they learn how to help Isobel deal with a severe milk allergy.
Freddy meets Ginger
The fox who was allergic to eggs
Freddy meets Ginger, a fox who is severely allergic to eggs. As Freddy and Ginger have some autumn fun, Ginger eats some egg by mistake and soon becomes unwell. Join Freddy and his friends as they learn what to do when confronted with a severe egg allergy.
Freddy meets Bones
The pirate who was allergic to fish
Freddy meets Bones, a pirate who is severely allergic to fish. Bones thinks he can’t be a pirate because of his food allergy. Freddy shows him what fun you can have, when you are properly prepared.
Freddy goes flying
The important lesson about flying with a nut allergy
Freddy and Nutmeg go to see some planes. When Nutmeg goes exploring, the plane takes off with her on board. But Nutmeg is allergic to nuts…and needs to be prepared. Freddy to the rescue!