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HOSPITAL

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.

Wayland

2008

9780750253635

5+

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.

Heinemann

1994

9780434965199

7+

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.

Brimax

2002

9781858545578

3+

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.

Wayland

2008

9780750252454

4+

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.

Bodley Head

2005

9780370326566

3+

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.

Cherrytree

2009

9781842345474

3+

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.

Orchard

2009

9781846169069

4+

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'.

Andersen

2000

9780862649685

5+

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.

Hodder

2006

9780340894514

3+

 
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