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What About Me

A Story for the Siblings of Sick Children

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Paperback / softback

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What About Me by George Vlamakis
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What About Me? is an heart-warming story about Jamie, who is initially confused, resentful, jealous and sad when his sister Susie has to go to hospital and his mother spends a lot of time there with her. He acts up to attempt to get his parents attention, other times withdrawing into silence. Through the love and understanding of his parents he is eventually able to realise he is much loved and appreciated. The beautiful illustrations by Elise Hurst are very sensitive, moving from darker colours to beautiful bright shades as Jamie moves through his sadness into happiness. The need for a book such as this became evident to the author from his work as a Senior Paediatric Social Worker. In this role, the most common question he was asked by parents was how could they balance the needs of their well children when so much time has to be spent caring for the sick child. This book provides empathy for the common emotions siblings of sick children go through, education for parents on how their child is feeling and a strong message of understanding, love and uniqueness and a healthy focus on the family as a unit.
Release date NZ
March 9th, 2004
Contributor
Illustrated by Elise Hurst
Country of Publication
Australia
Imprint
Hill of Content Publishing Co Pty Ltd
Pages
32
Dimensions
210x210x2
ISBN-13
9780855723408
Product ID
2245056

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