Forthcoming Children’s Book Designed to Inspire Kids to Become Healthy Eaters

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"Is Your Hair Made of Donuts?" by Joy Feldman slated for national release on March 1, 2012 in conjunction with National Nutrition Month

Is Your Hair Made of Donuts? by award-winning author Joy Feldman will be released nationwide in March 2012. A new children’s book designed to inspire children to become healthy eaters, Is Your Hair Made of Donuts? (ISBN: 978-0-615-55515-7, Category: Children’s Picture Book, 40 pages, 18 full color illustrations, $8.95, Distributed by Pathways) will be released on March 1, 2012 in conjunction with National Nutrition Month. Is Your Hair Made of Donuts? will also be available in an eBook edition.

Is Your Hair Made of Donuts? is the story of brother-and-sister Matt and Maddie Blossom. Matt and Maddie are fed up with being different: their friends get to enjoy candy, sugary snacks, and tempting treats, while Matt and Maddie are stuck with the healthy foods their mom insists on feeding them.

Dreaming of donuts, cookies, candy bars, potato chips and soda, Matt and Maddie think their dreams are about to come true when their mom gives in to their wildest wishes. Finally, Matt and Maddie are granted entry into that alluring section of the supermarket their mom calls “The Wasteland.”

Bursting with excitement, Matt and Maddie eagerly pick out those forbidden foods they’ve been dreaming of and race to the check-out counter before their mom changes her mind.

Barely able to contain their enthusiasm on the ride home, Matt and Maddie can’t wait to launch a sugar-fueled feeding frenzy. But when the mountains of ooey gooey donuts are gone, Matt and Maddie will realize that their dreams are about to turn into nightmares—literally.

Matt and Maddie will soon find out that the phrase “you are what you eat” may be truer than they think.

A vibrant, charming and colorful tale, Is Your Hair Made of Donuts? is filled with delightful illustrations by Beth Slocum and Amanda Mueller. A captivating story with an important message for kids, Is Your Hair Made of Donuts? includes healthy, kid-friendly, Matt-and-Maddie-approved recipes. Beautifully illustrated and written to inspire giggles, gasps, and grins, Is Your Hair Made of Donuts? is an entertaining and imaginative read that provides plenty of food for thought.

A nutrition expert and author of the award-winning Joyful Cooking in the Pursuit of Good Health, Joy Feldman is passionate about inspiring and teaching persons both young and old the value of healthy foods. Originally from New York, Joy Feldman lives in Rhode Island. Beth Slocum received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. The founder of Woodhaus Studio, a full service graphic design firm, Beth lives in Island Heights, New Jersey. A native of Arizona, Amanda Mueller received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. She lives in San Diego, California, where she works as a freelance artist and designer.

Members of the news media wishing to request additional information about Is Your Hair Made of Donuts? or author Joy Feldman are asked to contact Maryglenn McCombs by phone – (615) 297-9875

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