Can I Have Some Cake Too? a Story about Food Allergies and Friendship
This beautifully illustrated hardbound edition of Can I Have Some Cake Too?, is an all too familiar story that kids like Michelle, with food allergies, face daily in school and at social gatherings. It reminds them that they are not alone. Michelle sees Julia's beautiful birthday cake and wonders if she can eat it. She hopes that it does not have peanuts or tree nuts as she is allergic to them. She knows that she has to wait for her mother's approval to eat any food that is served at school, to keep her safe from getting a food allergy.
While she is wrapped up in a dilemma about whether she can eat Julia's cake, her friend Troy is very supportive of her. Michelle takes the right steps before she gets her mother's go ahead to enjoy Julia's birthday cake!
With a foreword from one of the nation's foremost experts in adult and pediatric allergy, Dr. Kari Nadeau, as well as providing questions for discussion and additional resources, Can I Have Some Cake Too? is a valuable resource to spread awareness and hope about food allergies among children, parents, school faculty and care givers.
About the Author: Melanie Nazareth holds Master's Degrees in English and in Television, Radio and Film. Her career includes writing and producing documentaries on the World Bank and UN family, TV syndication and business development. Her daily challenge with keeping her children, both of whom have food allergies, safe and helping them navigate their encounters at school and social gatherings inspired her to write Can I Have Some Cake Too? Melanie is actively involved as a food allergy advocate in the San Francisco Bay Area, California.
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