ausEE Inc.

a charity dedicated to improving lives affected by an eosinophilic disease


The following books may be worth checking out at your local library, book store or online.

Allergy Guide: Alternative & Conventional Solutions by Elizabeth Smoots, MD. It discusses some great options beyond medications for people with food allergies, hay fever, asthma, eczema and other allergies. The paperback and e-book are at online bookstores.

A Mother’s Journey to Diagnosis with Her Son by Jaclyn Tran available from CURED Gift Shop.

Are you food sensitive? by Joan Breakey 

Fed up ; understanding how food affects your child and what you can do about it by Sue Dengate

Fussy babies by Joan Breakey 

Healing the new childhood epidemics ; autism, ADHD, asthma and allergies by Kenneth Bock

Kids' food allergies for dummies ;  Australian & New Zealand edition by Assoc. Prof. Mimi Tang and Assoc. Prof. Katie Allen. (Katie is on the ausEE Medical Advisory Board). ausEE has been listed in this book as one of the Ten (Plus Two!) Top Allergy Websites! You can purchase this book from all good bookstores and it can be previewed on Google Books, here.

Managing kids food allergies for dummies by Prof. Mimi Tang and Prof. Katie Allen. Free download for members of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia.

Managing your child's food allergies by Alison Orman

Reflux reality ; a guide for families by Glenda Blanch in Association with the Reflux Infants Support Association. This book offers comprehensive advice and practical guidelines and support.

RPAH elimination diet handbook with food and shopping guide by Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Allergy Unit. More information

SENSE-ational Mealtimes ; Fussy/Picky Eating and Tricky Mealtime Behaviour by Gillian Griffiths and Denise Stapleton. This book helps the reader make SENSE of tricky mealtime behaviour, fussy/picky eating and feeding difficulties. Available online here.

Teaching teenagers with chronic illnesses: A secondary teacher's guide by Jenny Ollerenshaw is a guide for teachers regarding all aspects of teaching a child/young person with a chronic illness. It highlights important areas such as the impact of the illness on the young person in terms of physical, psychological, social and developmental effects, as well as what can be done by the school and in the classroom.

The allergy epidemic ; a mystery of modern life by Dr Susan Prescott

The food allergy experience by Dr Ruchi S Gupta

The total food allergy health and diet guide by Alexandra Anca

You are not alone ; a carer's journey by Michelle Rhodes and Tanya Dennis. This book is available as a free download from info4carers.

Enjoy cooking? Visit our Allergy Friendly Recipes page for some great cook book suggestions.

Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia has some great books and resources available on living with food allergies and anaphylaxis - check out their website for details.

Kids with Food Allergies has a range of books for both kids and adults in their Allergy Book Shop



Allergic Living ; allergies, asthma & gluten free - find out more here.

Australian Gluten-Free Life - find out stockists.

Australian Healthy Food Guide - find out more here.

Complex Child - visit their website here.

Gluten Free & More - check out website here.

Source Kids Magazine - visit their website to subscribe.

Yum. gluten free magazine - available online here.

ausEE's Books

Meet Arabella ; one girl's journey with eosinophilic oesophagitis written by Sarah Gray, illustrated by Peter Carnavas. Peter Carnavas volunteered his services to illustrate this book. 

Want to find out more... you can read a preview version of Meet Arabella here.

Being Henry ; one boy's journey living with eosinophilic oesophagitis written by Mercedez Hinchcliff, illustrated by Peter Carnavas. 

Download a free preview of Being Henry here.

Olivia and Kate ; two girls, one story written by Sarah Gray and Mercedez Hinchcliff, illustrated by Peter Carnavas. 

A preview of Olivia and Kate can be viewed online here.

These books were published by ausEE Inc. with the support of grant funding.

All of our books are available to purchase for only $8 including postage from our Gift Shop 


More books for Children

Allergy Adventures series available online here and from Allergy Punk

Allergy Books for Kids series by Michelle Nel from Canada. Available here.

Avril Knows: A Positive Perspective on Allergies by Ginny Heenan 

The BugaBees ; friends with food allergies by Amy Recob - A delightful rhyming story with beautiful illustrations.

Can you imagine life without food? by Phyllis M Zuckerman-Frieze - This is a story about a girl called AJ who has eosinophilic gastroenteritis.

Eating isn't always easy ; Ben's story about his Eosinophilic Esophagitis by Nancy S Rotter and Qian Yuan.

Growing together ; a parent guide to supporting siblings of children with a disability produced by Association for Children with a Disability read more

Macaroni Isn't The Same Without Cheese: Danny's story about his Eosinophilic Esophagitis by Ph.D., Qian Yuan M.D. (Author), Nancy S. Rotter Ph.D. (Author), Phoebe Rotter (Illustrator)

Medikidetz explain Home Enteral Nutrition written by Doctors for kids! ausEE has copies of this comic book to distribute to members that have children with feeding tubes. Contact us for your free copy!

My Belly Has Two Buttons ; A Tubie Story by Meikele Lee. Available on Amazon

My Food Allergy Friends has produced a series of books that pre-schoolers will love! Bright, colourful illustrations that capture their attention but at the same time teach them many important messages about challenges they may face. Available online here.

OK 4 me 2 eat by Leslie Berlin

One of the gang ; nurturing the souls of children with food allergies by Gina Clowes. Available through Amazon.

The adventures of Foodman by Nathaniel. Available from CURED

The adventures of Team Super Tubie by Kristin Meyer. Available here.

The terrific tale of Teddy the tummy by American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders.

Tommy's Big Birthday by The Wiggles. Free download for members of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia.

Why am I different? - My First Allergy Book by Naomi Antenucci - Written especially for young children under three years of age, this book explains food allergies in clear and simple language.

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Page last modified: 28 May, 2018