In the picture book, Gia And Lincoln’s Aggravating Allergies, Gia, a helpful monkey, springs into action when she finds a dejected lion, Lincoln, beneath her shady tree. She learns that he’s allergic to meat, but loves bananas! They become fast friends. But soon Gia discovers a new fact about herself –- she’s allergic to fluffy lions. They resolve to overcome this aggravating obstacle to their burgeoning friendship. Lincoln’s zany attempt to cheer up Gia results in a serendipitous twist, revealing a way this banana-loving duo can remain friends after all.
Winsome dialogue and expressive illustrations underscore the excitement of meeting a kindred spirit, of gladly embracing imperfections, and of making adjustments to accommodate a special friend.