The Market Dentist and Other Stories by Donna Bailey


The Market Dentist and Other Stories by Donna Bailey

Each book has been written by an experienced educationalist in conjunction with a panel of medical and language specialists. The books have been graded into three reading levels, and each book deals with a different health topic of relevance to children in Africa. The Market Dentist and Other Stories is a Level 1 reader which contains three humorous animal fables about Kalulu the Hare and his rival, Fisi the Hyena. The stories illustrate the importance of nutrition on good eyesight, the effects on teeth of eating too many sweets and sugary items, and the inportance of regular care of hair and teeth. The stories are linked by the young narrator, Tina, who explains to her friend the importance of each message. The readers can be used as an integral part of a Health part of a primary Science, Social Studies, Environmental Science, Home Economics or Health Science curriculum. They can also be used in language lessons.

About the Author

The authors of these stories have lived and worked in countries around the world, in India, Uganda, Nigeria and Indonesia. They have had a great deal of experience in the fields of child education and child health and are all members of the Child-to-Child programme.

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40 pages


Donna Bailey
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Publication date

11th September 1995



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