ABC Doctor

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ABC Doctor

Staying Healthy from A to Z

By Harriet Ziefert; Liz Murphy (Illustrator)

Blue Apple Books, Hardcover, 9781609053192, 26pp.

Publication Date: August 14, 2012

A kid-perfect primer explains what kids need and want to know about going to the doctor--from A to Z From Appointments, Bandages, and Check-ups through X-rays and feeling Yucky, this book takes kids on an informative and reassuring tour of the typical equipment, conditions, and procedures they are likely to experience during visits to the doctor.

About the Author
Harriet Ziefert draws on a true story told to her by Santiago Cohen for the text of this Christmas tale. This is her first picture book collaboration with him, though they know each other from their many years in neighboring New Jersey towns.

Liz Murphy was born in London England in 1964 and now lives with her husband, two sons and two dogs in Montclair, New Jersey.After graduating from Kingston School of Art and Design with a BA in Graphic Design, Liz worked in numerous design agencies in London specializing in packing design. In 1993 she left her job as creative director for a large design firm to work as a freelance designer. After having her children, she has continued to create and develop her work in a variety of different creative fields.In 2001 Liz moved to Northern California with her family giving her the opportunity and the inspiration to concentrate on painting'it was during this time that she was

Praise For ABC Doctor

"Murphy has compiled an interesting array of terms to help children realize that medical professionals are there to help them." --School Library Journal

"[with its] friendly tone and inviting artwork...many adults might want to add this to their waiting room arsenal." --Booklist