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5.0 out of 5 stars Not just for children facing hospital, 10 Dec. 2009
This review is from: Jim's Lion (Hardcover)
To illustrate that this book is not just for children facing hospital, I introduced this book to my aliens and martial arts obsessed (and not in the least hospitalised) son with

"I think that the man who wrote this story must have known a little boy who was going to hospital, and who was feeling scared, and I think he must have written this for that little boy".

When I finished, he asked me to read it to him again, and then fell asleep on the final page. Anecdotal evidence maybe, but good enough for this dad.

This book is a very special combination of a moving story (that happens to illustrate, in child's terms, a great technique for dealing with fear) and lovingly large and beautiful illustrations.

I really care about good children's books, but this is the first time I've felt that five stars weren't enough, for something that's rather more than just a good book. I'll be returning my copy to the library where maybe someone who needs it more will find it. But please bring it back into print.
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