Oscar & Otis is a new fun book by Alicia Kirschenheiter. Maciej Zajac showing beautiful things in a way that adds weight to the storyline! The children’s book is written to encourage physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle; However, people of all ages can find it challenging reminder!
Oscar and Otis are best friends who have a story to tell. By the way, Oscar and Otis are cats! How cool is that!
Oscar heard her mother talking to a doctor about her husband being overweight. He had called to discuss how his weight puts him at higher risk for many problems. Oscar immediately became worried because he does not want his father to be sick
Although Oscar spoke to his mother and she told him not to worry, Oscar is – enough to call his best friend, Otis. After thinking about his dad, he realized that he could also become sick. When Otis said Oscar asked what he knew about being fat. Otis muttered response because he just had to be to have a snack! Oscar invited himself over to Otis to talk about it more. He realized that his dad had a big belly and it could lead to a weak heart.
In fact, if he kept eating as he did, he could stomach just like his dad!
Oscar and Otis talked about what they could do. Otis mentioned that he had seen the television commercials for the gym – and a guy named King Phineus! They got on the computer and learn more about the Fitness Center and decided to go to him – just after Mom Otis’ made them snacks: chocolate sundaes with whipped cream
(You get the feeling that Oscar and Otis may need to change their eating habits too?)
When they came to the gym, they saw people with big bellies, little, old people and even the girls! This does not seem right, they thought. They met Phineus then explained his concern about my father Oscar and they wanted to get something to help him get skinny. So Phineus showed them around and even let them try some of the equipment.
Finally, Oscar knew what to do, he would send his father until one day play on the machines and get healthy. But King Phineus told them it would take longer than a day, but with the right program, diet and determination, anyone could lose weight!
When Oscar came home, he found his father in the kitchen having a snack. He decided right then it was time to talk to him – and he did! And his dad listened and encouraged, decided to not only help themselves, but also his son.
and soon both families began different types of exercises and diet programs. Oscar and Otis found they had more energy and went out to play sports and activities with other kids.
The author is the American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer and Weight and Lifestyle consultant. She notes that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has noted that over the past three decades the childhood obesity rate has more than doubled for preschoolers and adolescents. It has more than tripled for children aged 6-11 (Reverse)
Parents, grandparents, concerned adults. – If you know of a child or children is already gone, or have a weight problem Please consider this book a must-read!
By Alicia Kirschenheiter