I'm Getting a Checkup

I'm Getting a Checkup

By Marilyn Singer; David Milgrim (Illustrator)

Clarion Books, Hardcover, 9780618990009, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009


It's natural to feela little nervous about going to the doctor.But this book's concrete and kid-friendly approach will put everyone's fears to rest. Join threechildren and their parents as they visit their pediatricians for a typical checkup, and learn all about the different tools doctors and nurses use.Upbeat illustrations featuring adiverse cast of characters are paired witha breezy rhymed textthat reassures young readers and their grownups by guiding them through a physical examination step by step. "Includes an author's note.

About the Author

Marilyn Singer is a renowned children’s poet who has written more than eighty books for young people. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and Washington, Connecticut. To learn more about Marilyn Singer, visit www.marilynsinger.net.

David Milgrim has written and illustrated more than twenty books for young readers. He lives in Northampton, Massachusetts. To learn more about David Milgrim, visit www.davidmilgrim.com.

Praise For I'm Getting a Checkup

“Children’s doctors’ visits should receive a clean bill of health with this engaging and informational treatment. . . . Prescribe this child-centered offering to all nervous young patients.”—Kirkus Reviews