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Tummy Rumble Quake
Lily and Niko Rabbit’s childcare class is practicing for the Great ShakeOut™. They learn that the Great ShakeOut™ helps prepare them for an earthquake. They also learn the basics of what causes an earthquake and how it causes things to fall and break. It also can sound like a really loud tummy rumble. They also learn where they can go and what they should to (drop, cover, and hold on) to be safe inside buildings, outside, and in a car. At the end of the day they feel comfortable recognizing what an earthquake is and how to be safe should it happen.
Reading this book is a great way for parents, childcare providers, and caregivers, to talk to toddlers and preschool children about earthquake safety in a non-frightening way. Children can easily relate with these characters and their story gives children the tools and information they need to help stay safe and be prepared should an earthquake happen.
Tummy Rumble Quake Endorsement:
Get ready to drop, cover and hold on with Tummy Rumble Quake. In the follow on to Elephant Wind, author Heather Beal presents another excellent learning opportunity for all ages. The messages that accompany the wonderful illustrations are not only important, but also easy to understand. Children learn how to handle issues surrounding an earthquake in a non-frightening and empowering way. The positive messages in Tummy Rumble Quake allow children to participate in their own safety and convey the need for preparation. This book will be probably become a most ‘often requested’ book for grandparents, parents, and children.
- Howard Pierpont – Institute for Preparedness and Resilience
Reviews and Press Releases
- Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ): Press Release
- Midwest Book Review: Children's Bookwatch Review
- Reader's Favorite: 5 Star Review
- Author Anthony Avina's Blog: Book Review
- Matt MacAvoy's Blog: Book Review
- What is That Book about: Book Review
- Whispering Stories: Book Review
- Kids' BookBuzz: Book Review
- The Children's and Teens' Book Connection: Book Review