Big tree is sick : a storybook to help children cope with the serious illness of a loved one

by Slosse, Nathalie,

Format: Print Book 2017
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Robinson Library Juvenile Picture Books PICT FIC SLOSSE
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Collection  Juvenile Picture Books

Snibbles and Big Tree are best friends! They have always hung out together, and Snibbles loves Big Tree very much. When Big Tree unexpectedly falls ill with woodworm, Snibbles is very upset and angry. The illness is a very bad one and Big Tree does not feel well and doesn't want to play for a long time. Poor Snibbles! He wants Big Tree to get better, but he feels as if there is nothing he can do. What can Snibbles and his friends do to help Big Tree through his treatment and recovery?

This beautifully illustrated storybook describes the anger and emotion that many children encounter when a close relative or friend is diagnosed with a long-term illness, such as cancer. The story of Big Tree depicts how things are often out of your control and sets out effective strategies for dealing with these emotions. This story features loveable characters and vivid illustrations, as well as activities for children aged 5+ to complete with their parents or professionals in times of illness and loss.

Additional Information
Subjects Chronic diseases -- Juvenile fiction.
Sick -- Psychology -- Juvenile fiction.
Trees -- Juvenile fiction.
Chronic diseases -- Fiction.
Sick -- Psychology -- Fiction.
Sick -- Fiction.
Trees -- Fiction.
Publisher Philadelphia, PA :Jessica Kingsley Publishers,2017
Other Titles Grote Boom is ziek.
Contributors Moral, Rocio del, author.
Smid, Emmi, translator.
Language English
Text in English.
Notes English translation of Dutch title: "Grote Boom is ziek."
"First published [in Dutch] by Abimo, a part of Pelckmans nv, Belgium in 2009"--Copyright page.
Includes activities, art projects and philosphical thought exercises for young people.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN 9781785922268
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