The Princess and the Peanut Allergy

Regina has a huge, princess-themed, peanut-filled cake planned for her birthday party, that is until she learns that her best friend Paula has a severe peanut allergy! In this introduction to food allergies, Regina learns how dangerous an allergic reaction can be, and how she can best help a friend stay safe. With dimensional and bright illustrations, this book perfectly depicts the importance of respecting a friend’s needs.

  • 32 Pages
  • 8" x 10"
  • 9780807566190
  • September 2019

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  • February 2009

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  • Though clearly purposeful, this picture book could be a good way to open a classroom discussion of severe food allergies.

    - Booklist

  • The message that friendship is more important than peanuts comes through loud and clear.

    - The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

  • The story helps illustrate to youngsters the seriousness of food allergies and promotes understanding of those that are different.

    - Children's Literature


Common Core

RL.K.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10 RL.1.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9 RL.2.1,2,3,5,6,7,10


  • Accelerated Reader Points: 0.50
  • ATOS Level: 2.40