Picture Book Review: Five Funny Tummy Men by Jean Reed


Why does your tummy ache? Why does it make noises? What happens in your stomach after you eat? Why should you eat slowly? 

In this educational picture book, the author answers these questions and more, describing the “five tummy men” that inhabit our stomachs and their specific jobs: 

Mr. Boss, the one in charge 

Mr. Swallow, catcher of food 

Mr. Grinder, most happy when you chew well 

Mr. Piler, sorter of nutrients into piles for different parts of your body 

Mr. Deliveryman, carrier of piles to your body 

FIVE FUNNY TUMMY MEN encourages dialogue between children and adults, making it a good resource for class or homeschooling discussions. Children are told to eat healthy and chew well and not snack a lot between meals, and in a simple, clear and friendly manner this cute little book explains exactly why. Recommend for readers 4-8.  


Available at Amazon and B&NMulticultural edition on B&N


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