When parents separate
By Dawn Hewitt
Picture book stories on tough topics handled with sensitivity and care
How to you explain to a child what happens when parents separate? How will it make them feel? Written with wellbeing experts CHUMS this book offers practical help, tips and advice an well as exploring everyday situations, supported by, exquisite and approachable illustrations to give a comforting story book feel.
Questions and Feelings about... is a series that tackles tough topics in a sensitive way. The books are a perfect aid to help 5-7 year old children open up and explore how they feel and give them steps they can take to help them cope with emotionally challenging situations.
Dawn Hewitt is CEO of CHUMS, a Child Bereavement Trauma and Emotional Wellbeing Service based in Bedfordshire. They are an independent social enterprise with over 45 staff and over 70 volunteers and they provide much needed help and support to children and young people who are dealing with grief and bereavement, amongst other issues.
This book is a collaboration between Dawn and her colleagues at CHUMS.
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09 Nov 2017
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Written with understanding and empathy, this is an excellent book to help adults explain the complexities of the situation to children. The simple reassuring text includes questions for children to answer, which will help parents and teachers understand how they feel. — Parents in Touch