Lucas Has an Earache

Otitis (Felix and Booboo)

Children - Educational
24 Pages
Reviewed on 01/17/2018
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Author Biography

Dr. Nicole, a teaching family doctor with over 35 years of experience has dedicated her life to changing the world one young reader at a time. Having authored more than 20 children’s books, Dr. Nicole is a Canadian bestselling author who has won multiple literary awards for her work, and more than 150,000 readers love her books.
The “Felix & Booboo” series is available in French and in English. For more details visit or Dr. Nicole is also a Faculty Lecturer in the Department of Pediatrics at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Edith Wairimu for Readers' Favorite

With over thirty-five years of experience as a teaching family doctor, Canadian bestselling author Dr. Nicole Audet writes another informative children’s story, Lucas Has an Earache, a book in the famous series of Felix and Booboo. In this tale, Felix is excited to invite his cousin Lucas to go to the lake with him. Unfortunately, Lucas cannot go because he has an earache. Hearing this, Felix wastes no time as he grabs his magical doctor’s bag, bringing Booboo, his magical stethoscope, along with him. View, Ahhh, Pill, Booboo, Hot, and Lens work tirelessly to find and treat the cause of Lucas’s earache. Sadly or luckily, other friends in the magical doctor’s bag like Pic are unable to help.

Lucas Has an Earache by Dr. Nicole Audet is definitely an interesting story for all young readers. Many young children find a visit to the doctor a daunting and frightening experience. However, Dr. Nicole Audet finds a creative and imaginative way of making the visits more fun and less scary. In this particular book, some of the most common instruments used in a hospital for children are explained and their functions elaborated upon. The questions incorporated at the end of the story are spot on. They will definitely enhance readers’ comprehension of the function of each medical instrument, particularly in the case of ear ailments. Additionally, the illustrations by Mylène Villeneuve are interesting and innovative. Overall, the idea behind the book, Lucas Has an Earache by Dr. Nicole Audet, is simply brilliant and the execution even more accurate and enthralling.