Author Information

Kristen HicksFollow

College

Brooks College of Health

Department

Nutrition & Dietetics

Rank

Assistant Professor

Biographical Statement

Kristen Hicks-Roof is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, with a passion to teach young minds about the importance of healthy eating concepts. She received her Ph.D. in nutrition, with a focus on nutrition education. She is an educator by training and loves her professional role of teaching children, adults and practicing health professionals about nutrition. There is an important value with knowing nutrition information and the action of implementing nutrition knowledge. It is her hope to teach children and families of the many vegetables that are grown in gardens, with recipes provided to start to try some of them yourself!

Title of Work

Lois and Fran's Garden Adventure

Type of Work

Book

Publication Information

Self-published children's book

Description of Work

“Lois and Fran’s Garden Adventure” is a new children’s book on the market, aimed to educate and encourage children to learn about gardening and the nutritional benefits of vegetables. Lois and Fran are two young girls who are excited to tour the reader around their mom's vegetable garden, exploring a wide variety of vegetables. While guiding the tour, the girls will discuss nutrition benefits from vegetables and explore the different types of animals that live in or near gardens. In this large-print paperback book, children will learn and be engaged as they explore their mom’s garden. At the end, children will get the opportunity to try some nutritious vegetable-focused snacks and dishes included in the healthy recipes section. This book also includes several pages of sticker-cutouts, which are available to use to reward your child as they try new vegetables! There are several pages of blank sticker-cutouts that allow parent and child to learn to draw some of their favorite vegetables that they eat. Hop along with Lois and Fran as they give you a tour of the garden!

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Lois and Fran's Garden Adventure

“Lois and Fran’s Garden Adventure” is a new children’s book on the market, aimed to educate and encourage children to learn about gardening and the nutritional benefits of vegetables. Lois and Fran are two young girls who are excited to tour the reader around their mom's vegetable garden, exploring a wide variety of vegetables. While guiding the tour, the girls will discuss nutrition benefits from vegetables and explore the different types of animals that live in or near gardens. In this large-print paperback book, children will learn and be engaged as they explore their mom’s garden. At the end, children will get the opportunity to try some nutritious vegetable-focused snacks and dishes included in the healthy recipes section. This book also includes several pages of sticker-cutouts, which are available to use to reward your child as they try new vegetables! There are several pages of blank sticker-cutouts that allow parent and child to learn to draw some of their favorite vegetables that they eat. Hop along with Lois and Fran as they give you a tour of the garden!