Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! by Melanie Walsh
  

Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers!

Written by Melanie Walsh
Illustrated by Melanie Walsh

RRP £6.99

Synopsis

Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! by Melanie Walsh

A groundbreaking picture book which explains Asperger's Syndrome in a simple, gentle and positive way to very young children.A groundbreaking picture book, described by the National Autistic Society as delightful ... full of positive messages , which explains Asperger's Syndrome in a simple, gentle and positive way to very young children. Meet Isaac. He's a superhero! He might look like everyone else, but he has a kind of autism called Asperger's. Inside this book he'll tell you all about what it's like to have his Asperger superpowers. An essential book for anyone wishing to understand more about Asperger's Syndrome.

Reviews

A very accessible, positive story explaining Asperger's to young children. Backed by the National Autistic Society, it is an excellent resource for classrooms and libraries. * Bookseller * Groundbreaking picture book explaining Asperger's Syndrome in a simple, gentle, positive way to young children. * The Bookseller * Melanie Walsh's picture book for the very young is visually cartoonish without being patronising. [...] It will appeal to those affected and unaffected by Asperger's [...] It's a wise and cheerful book for anyone who wants to understand the syndrome better. * The Times * ...a book which gently explains Asperger's syndrome to young children. [...] Full of comfort and wisdom - just like Melanie Walsh's Goodbye Grandma * The Herald * [This book] wears its heart on its sleeve [...] It is a good, bright, dauntless book - and does not make the mistake of labouring the detail. * The Observer *

About the Author

Melanie Walsh

Melanie Walsh studied at Harrow School of Art and the Royal College of Art. She has now written over forty children's books, which include My Green Day, Ten Things I Can Do to Help My World, Living with Mum and Living with Dad and Goodbye Grandma. Melanie says, "This is the book my son didn’t have when he was young. I wanted to write a book that explained Asperger’s Syndrome to classmates, friends and relatives in a simple, gentle and positive way. Children who have ASD do have challenges, but also many amazing strengths.” Melanie lives with her family in Bath. Read more about the author here.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Melanie Walsh
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st March 2017

ISBN

9781406373141


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