Jo is ill and has to stay in; dad looks after her while mum goes to work. Passers-by entertain her through the window until mum returns with the promised present.
Publisher: Mammoth, 2008, 9781845078935
Lola has a cold, so Charlie has to find ways of amusing her. Explores how Lola feels, and compares it with feeling well.
Publisher: Puffin, 2007, 9780141382500
William has a cold and is confined to bed. His temperature makes him imagine he sees things!
Publisher: Black, 1986, 9780713650235
A comforting story for a parent to share with a child who is unwell, or who needs to take medicine and is reluctant to do so.
Publisher: Walker, 2002, 9780744573350
Simple story about a twin who loves spots and wants to catch her brother's chicken pox, but feels less happy when she actually has chicken pox and it itches.
Publisher: Orchard, 2005, 9781843621379
Tilly has chickenpox and is feeling itchy. Mum tells her not to scratch, but she finds it hard until they make sock puppets together.
Publisher: Wayland, 2010, 9780750261951
A charming touch-and-feel pop-up book for very young children featuring chickens covered with spots.
Publisher: Tango, 1993, 1857070143