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Topsy and Tim: Go to the Doctor
Author: Jean and Gareth Adamson
Illustrator: Belinda Worsley
How this book may help: Introducing young children to what happens on a typical visit to the doctor. Provides a positive description of taking medicine.
One of a popular series of books featuring boy and girl twins Topsy and Tim. Tim doesn't want... read more

Tags: doctor, health, illness, treatment

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Mummy's Lump
Author: Gillian Forrest
Illustrator: Sarah Garson
How this book may help: Providing a reassuring and realistic account which may dispel some of the fears young children have about cancer, the treatments which are given for it and how it affects family life.
This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of Jack and Elly's mum's diagnosis and treatment... read more

Tags: anxiety, cancer, doctor, health, hospital, illness, mother, operation, serious illness, terminal illness, treatment

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The Copper Tree
Author: Hilary Robinson
Illustrator: Mandy Stanley
How this book may help: This book approaches the difficult subject of grief with sensitivity and sound judgement. The perfect story for children who have lost a much-loved figure in their life.
The story begins with a class of young children being told that their teacher, Miss Evans, is ill.... read more

Tags: bereavement, cancer, death, emotions, illness, sadness, treatment, wheelchair

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Go to the Dentist (Topsy & Tim)
Author: Jean and Gareth Adamson
Illustrator: Belinda Worsley
How this book may help: Gives a positive view of visiting the dentist. This book may also encourage children to clean their teeth properly, and help them to understand the link between eating sugar and tooth decay.
Mummy takes her twins Topsy and Tim for a dental check up at the Health Centre. They bump into... read more

Tags: treatment, teeth, dentist

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Going to the Dentist (Usborne First Experiences)
Author: Anne Civardi
Illustrator: Stephen Cartwright
How this book may help: Introducing young children to what happens at the dentist, and encouraging them to take good care of their teeth.
Mrs Judd and her two children Jake and Jessie make a visit to the dentist. After playing in the... read more

Tags: treatment, phobias, needles, injections, fears, dentist

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Get Well Soon
Author: Charlotte Hudson
Illustrator: Mary McQuillan
How this book may help: Allaying fears children may have when a loved one is sick and needs to spend time in hospital.
Wobbly Fang comes down to breakfast one morning and wonders where his mummy is. His Daddy explains... read more

Tags: serious illness, relationships, operation, illness, hospital, family, anxiety, treatment

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Why Am I So Tired?: A First Look at Childhood Diabetes
Author: Pat Thomas
Illustrator: Lesley Harker
How this book may help: Helps children to understand that with a little care, anyone with diabetes lead a normal life. It may demystify the causes, symptoms and treatment of diabetes for young people who are either diabetic themselves or have friends or family with the condition.
This pleasantly illustrated book uses simple language to describe the symptoms and treatment of... read more

Tags: being different, illness, needles, treatment

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Doctor (First Time)
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Illustrator: Jess Stockham
How this book may help: Shows what to expect at the doctors.
The book shows lots of different children experiencing treatment and interaction with the doctor or... read more

Tags: needles, medicine, immunisation, eczema, doctor, asthma, treatment, wheelchair

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Rachel Has Eczema
Author: Jenny Leigh
Illustrator: Woody Fox
How this book may help: Informing young children about eczema and how it is commonly treated. Acknowledging the emotional and physical distress some children with skin conditions may experience and providing a positive outcome at the end of the story.
Rachel Rhino and her family have just moved house and are having lunch with the Frog family, their... read more

Tags: illness, health, eczema, treatment

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Hospital (First Time)
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Illustrator: Jess Stockham
How this book may help: Shows what to expect in a hospital environment.
The book shows lots of different children experiencing treatment and interaction with nurses and... read more

Tags: doctor, health, hospital, illness, needles, operation, treatment, wheelchair

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