The Boy Who Burped

Peppy running in the backyard

by Beth Lewis


Little Brother has a relentless burping plague. As he makes changes, inspired by his dog Peppy, Brother learns that his love of chocolate and lack of movement had caused the constant belching. Crazy food habits and inactivity also contribute to his family member’s other ailments—each has a device they can not live without. Little Brother encourages his family to eat other foods and move more. Will his family be able to change in order to feel better? Join the launch team to find out!

  • Peppy is running along the backyard fence while the family is much happier inside.
  • Brother is feeling like a zombie from playing video games and eating chocolate all day.
  • Brother is looking for a chocolate snack. He notices his family with their odd quirks.

Who is this book for?

This book is for any parent, grandparent or kid who appreciates a good joke. If laughing helps you cope with the many stresses in life and you don’t take anything too seriously, you will enjoy reading this story. As a lighthearted read, your young one will wonder if everyday choices could really cause such absurd ailments. If you want to help your kids understand the importance of eating well and moving more, this book is for you and your family. With a common thread of making family time a priority and laughing along the way, your child will select this book again and again!

Meet the Characters

Brother loves chocolate and video games
Momma loves ice cream and television
Daddy loves soda and his computer
Sister loves her phone and candy
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