Written by Kathleen Long Bostrom Illustrated by Cheri Bladholm Parent helps by R. Scott Stehouwer, PhD.
A story to help children understand and accept a chronically ill parent - for children ages 4-8.
A beautiful book telling the story of Pete, a boy whose dad used to run and swing him around, but now can hardly walk, much less play. Pete is hurt and angry and doesn't understand why this has happened. Pete's dad tells him that even though he can no longer run, he can still be Pete's father.
The book includes two pages of suggestions for parents and others helping a child through loss of this kind, written by R. Scott Stehower, Ph.D., professor of psychology, Calvin College, and clinical psychologist. Part of the new Helping Kids Heal series from Zonderkidz Publishers.