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BIG TREE IS SICKPromotes patience and positivity when dealing with a loved one's illness


By Nathalie Slosse and Rocio Del Moral. Translated by Emmi Smid. Provide comfort, hope, and coping mechanisms for children facing a loved one's life-threatening illness. The gentle and uplifting story of Big Tree and Snibbles—an old tree with a cancerous disease and a young hedgehog doing his best to support his friend—helps children going through the lows of treatment recognize the value of simply staying by your loved one's side. Meant to be read with parents or professionals, the story sensitively addresses the anger, sadness, and confusion that a child may be experiencing and promotes the importance of patience and positivity. Includes suggestions for therapeutic crafts and games. Pre-K–3. 9½" x 11". Jessica Kingsley. 40 pages. 2017 English Edition.
"Nathalie Slosse has written a brilliant... book for children. The author knows from the inside what happens with children when they have to deal with a parent who is very ill and maybe is going to die. The illustrations of Rocio del Moral are very helpful in explaining to children what is happening. Nathalie has also developed exercises for children helping them to cope with the experience of a parent who has been diagnosed with cancer. I really recommend this excellent book."
—Dr. Riet Fiddelaers-Jaspers, a well-known bereavement specialist and therapist and author of many books for children and adults on this subject

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JKP139-WBSCR 9781785922268 Hardback $18.95

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