Mom and the Polka-dot Boo-boo A Gentle Story Explaining Breast Cancer to a Young Child by Eileen Sutherland
  

Mom and the Polka-dot Boo-boo A Gentle Story Explaining Breast Cancer to a Young Child

Written by Eileen Sutherland
Illustrated by

RRP £15.95

Synopsis

Mom and the Polka-dot Boo-boo A Gentle Story Explaining Breast Cancer to a Young Child by Eileen Sutherland

When it comes to talking with children about a mother's breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, this mum's gentle words and her young daughter's art can help ease little ones' minds. This story covers the adjustment of a very young child to a new health situation. The illustrations and language are presented in an appealing, age-appropriate way.It offers simple, informative, and reassuring explanations that can help 1.1 million patients and their families talk about breast cancer. It is created for the younger set (ages 2-5), designed with a hard cover, sewn binding, comfortable 8 X 8 trim size, and heavy, durable text stock to endure handling by toddlers. It is endorsed and recommended by oncology doctors, nurses, social workers, parents with cancer, and others who deal with this disease. It is intended for families, teachers, librarians, nurses, pediatricians, family doctors.

About the Author

Eileen Sutherland and Maggie Sutherland are a mother-daughter author-illustrator team. They live in New Castle, New Hampshire.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
24 pages

Author

Eileen Sutherland
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Publisher

American Cancer Society

Publication date

1st July 2007

ISBN

9780944235874


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