written by Kathleen McCue
A unique new tool for ages 2-6, this 3-ring binder comes with a set of 58 sturdy illustrated pages, each stating one of the many concerns children have when a parent or grandparent has cancer. It is a customizable book - parents and caregivers can choose the pages their child needs.
It addresses all stages of the cancer journey including diagnosis, treatment, hospitalization, recurrence and end of life. The book can be used by families and health care professionals. From the Gathering Place, a non-profit cancer support center providing free programs and services to individuals and families.
Includes detailed suggestions for use. Binder/ 58 pages
Also available in a parent version: https://www.compassionbooks.com/someone-i-love-is-sick-helping-very-young-children-cope-with-cancer-in-the-family-parent-edition/
Rachel Naomi Remen, MD – Author of Kitchen Table Wisdom and My Grandfather’s Blessings
“Words sometimes fail us. This little book enables our heart to speak comfort directly to those who have no words, the smallest of our children. Someone I Love is Sick is a blessing for parents and grandparents in difficult times.”
Arthur Lavin, MD – Advanced Pediatrics, Author of Who’s the Boss? Moving Families from Conflict to Collaboration and Baby & Toddler Sleep Solutions for Dummies
“Someone I Love is Sick allows parents to quickly create their own highly effective Life Book to help their children deal with the challenging issue of cancer in their family. I believe very strongly that this book will be a unique and valuable resource for families to help children understand what cancer means and to make sense of what they feel.”