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  • Always My Grandpa: A Story for Children About Alzheimer's Disease

    Always My Grandpa: A Story for Children About Alzheimer's Disease

    by Linda Scacco

    This heart-warming tale describes what it is like to be close to a grandparent who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Daniel and his mom spend every summer with his Grandpa at a cottage by the sea. Daniel loves these summer visits: playing baseball, walking on the beach, watching the sunset, and hearing Grandpa's stories of his fishing boat. As the summer passes, Grandpa begins to change. Daniel learns that since Grandpa has Alzheimer's disease, he will have trouble remembering all the things that belong to him: his clothes,...

  • Babar's YOGA for Elephants

    Babar's YOGA for Elephants

    by Laurent de Brunhoff

    Perfect for everyone who loves yoga or elephants - a NEW Babar book Well before yoga became fashionable via Sting and Madonna, our friend Babar and all the residents of Celesteville were finding peace and tranquillity through yoga. And now elephants everywhere can join them! Through easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step illustrations, Babar's Yoga for Elephants presents 15 positions and stretches as well as helpful breathing exercises. The book also provides useful advice on what to do with your trunk while in position, a dilemma that human yoga books often ignore....

  • Be Fit, Be Strong, Be You

    Be Fit, Be Strong, Be You

    by Rebecca Kajander

    Teens learn effective, easy-to-use self-care skills to take control of their fitness and diet while developing healthy self-esteem to become healthy kids overall. Whether they are underweight, overweight, or just the right weight, this book shows kids how to take a positive, holistic approach to their health and wellness. With two highly professional, well-renowned contributors in the medical, psychology and children/youth fields, the co-authors of Be Fit, Be Strong, Be You provides kid-friendly tools healthy kids need: knowledge about exercise and nutrition for kids and self-care skills they can use to...

  • Calm Kids—Massage Stories For Children

    Calm Kids—Massage Stories For Children

    by Tricia Riordan

    Much research has been done into the benefits of touch for children. Touch can relax a child’s mind and body, increase their attentiveness and boost the immune system, among many other benefits. Calm Kids—Massage Stories For Children has been developed with a child’s language in mind. Storytelling is a wonderful method of communicating with children during massage. The 50 easy to use massage stories in this book offer children the opportunity for individual attention which can enhance a child’s awareness of being loved, respected and safe which in turn boosts self-esteem. It...

  • Can I Tell You About Asthma?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Asthma?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Lesley Mills

    Meet Alfie - a young boy with asthma. Alfie invites readers to learn about asthma from his perspective, describing how it feels to have an asthma attack and what the common triggers are. He talks about the challenges of having asthma and how important it is that his friends and the people around him can recognise the signs when he starts feeling short of breath and know how to help. Alfie also gives simple instructions on using asthma inhalers and other medical treatments. This illustrated book is full of...

  • Can I Tell You About Diabetes (Type 1)?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Diabetes (Type 1)?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Dr Julie Edge

    Meet Debbie - a young girl with diabetes type 1. Debbie invites readers to learn about this type of diabetes from her perspective, describing how it feels to have high and low blood sugar levels. She explains how she can monitor her blood sugar and controls it with medication. Debbie also talks about the challenges of having diabetes and lets readers know how she can be helped and supported. This illustrated book is full of useful information and will be an ideal introduction for young people, aged 7...

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