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.
Wendy McClure is an author and a children’s book editor. Her work in children’s books includes her historical fiction series, Wanderville, and she has edited over fifty novels and picture books for children as editorial manager at Albert Whitman & Company. She was born in Oak Park, Illinois, and now lives in Chicago with her husband, Chris, in a neighborhood near the river.
Tammie Lyon began her love for drawing at a young age while sitting at the kitchen table with her dad. She continued her love of art and eventually attended The Columbus College of Art and Design, where she earned a Bachelors degree in Fine Art. After a brief career as a professional ballet dancer, she decided to devote herself full time to illustration. Today she lives with her husband, Lee, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her dogs, Gus and Dudley, keep her company as she works in her studio.