7 Feb. 2019
Paperback / softback
Warm and funny rhymes about going to the doctor -- sure to make even the most reluctant patient smile. Everyone hates going to the doctor -- taking their medicine, having their temperature taken, maybe having to go for surgery. None of it's any fun. This collection of poems and rhymes helps to make being sick a little less scary, with poems about broken bones, the chickenpox, having an injection and many more -- with characters that will make young readers smile and laugh. Translated from Latvian and retold for the English market by award-winning Irish poet Catherine Ann Cullen. A perfect gift for a child in hospital or going to the doctor for the first time.
InformationBook Type: Picture Books
Age Group: 5 to 8 years
Class Novel: No
Good Reads Rating: /5
Literary Rating: /5
This picture book is packed full of translated poems on topics like hospitals, sickness, and healthcare professionals. By personifying things like ultrasounds and hearts, the book attempts to make intimidating things like hospitals and medicine approachable. This would be a great resource to help kids understand that doctors and healthcare workers are just trying to make them all better!