The Good Germ Hotel
Written by Kim Sung-hwa and Kwon Su-jin
Illustrated by Kim Ryung-eon
A fun guide to help children understand their gut health and learn that there's such a thing as good bacteria.
In a world of COVID-19, bad germs and bacteria are all around us. But, not all germs are bad!
Check in to the Good Germ Hotel to learn about all the good germs and bacteria superheroes that live inside the human body. These amazing microbes fight viruses, digest food, and keep us healthy and happy. Did you know that your body is full of bacteria? And that most of it is good bacteria that helps to keep you healthy? Well, now's your chance to get up close and personal with the microorganisms that live inside all of us.
Travel through the body with our gut bacteria guide, stopping off to meet the other amazing microbe residents along the way. In today's pandemic climate, bad germs and bacteria are the subject of many conversations. This book helps children learn that not all bacteria are bad and introduces them to the good germs that help us fight viruses and infections. The dialogue around good gut health has also been gaining traction in recent years, so The Good Germ Hotel is the perfect place to visit to get to know your gut microbiota.
Suitable for ages 6+ and above.
Read if you: are very proud of yourself for remembering the word "mitochondria".