Marvelous Maxx and the Bumblee
By: John and Catherine Higgins
About the Book
After being stung by a bumblebee, Maxx realizes he is allergic and needs to see a doctor right away! What will happen when Maxx meets Doctor Z? Will Maxx be okay?
In the spirit of the popular Fancy Nancy series, Marvelous Maxx and the Bumblebee is an 800-word picture book for 4-8-year-olds. Marvelous Maxx offers a fresh twist: not only is it an adventure that builds vocabulary, but it teaches a little medicine and first aid, as well as helps allay the fear of doctors’ visits.
Maxx Merman, a 7-year-old with some medical smarts can help out and provide some first aid tips to young children! Come along with Maxx, Arielle, Ethan, Lucas, and Dr. Zhang, as they encounter many medical challenges, and overcome them.
John Higgins is a Harvard-trained Cardiologist who teaches medical students and students from pre-k to senior. He has been on television and radio 700 times and won the annual deans teaching award 8 times. His teaching experience has given him experience in the way children think and the stories they love to read. Catherine Higgins graduated from Peking University and is a successful trading analyst. They wrote Marvelous Maxx to help young boys grow their vocabulary and gain practical first aid skills.
For all those parents with boys who have been asking “Is there a boy’s version like the ‘Fancy Nancy’ books?” the resounding answer is now “YES!” Marvelous Maxx has stepped up to fill this gap and help entertain and educate.
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(2021, Paperback, 34 Pages)