see also DOCTOR, ILLNESS
Going to Hospital - BARBER, N
Explains why a child might go to hospital, who they might meet and what might happen. Reassuring pictures.
Horace in Hospital - CAREY, J
When Horace breaks his leg his brother Morris knows just what to do. Useful for informing younger children about emergency services plus a good account of a hospital stay. It also touches on Morris's jealousy when Horace gets all the attention.
Katie Goes to the Hospital - CORK, B T
Katie has to go into hospital for an operation - this book is reassuring and comforting as mummy and teddy are allowed to come too and the people in the hospital are kind and supportive.
At the Hospital - FAIRCLOUGH, C
A reassuring and detailed look at going into hospital for an operation. Good photographic illustrations. Photographed at the Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital.
In a Little While - HUDSON, C
In this story it is Wobbly Fang’s mummy who has to go into hospital for an unspecified reason. All is well, but the book covers feeling sad because you are missing someone.
Nurse - HUNTER, R
A look at a day in the life of a nurse but covers the procedures for a child having an operation and a child recently diagnosed with diabetes.
The Dolls’ House Fairy - RAY, J
Rosy is worried about her Dad who has had to go in to hospital. She is distracted by a messy fairy who has come to live in the doll’s house. When Dad comes back, safe and well, the fairy has gone.
I Don't Want To Go To Hospital - ROSS, T
An amusing, but equally reassuring tale about having to go to hospital for the first time. Another story featuring the 'Little Princess'.
Do I Have to Go to Hospital? - THOMAS, P
Simple, reassuring: explains about doctors, nurses and special tools to make you better (but not operations). Focuses on emotional experience.