Emma the Mouse Brings Joy to the Houseby Susan R Ross, Nick White
Sydney Manning's best friend is a little mouse named Emma Longtail. Emma and her family live in Sydney's dollhouse. Emma wants hair just like Sydney's and comes up with
Emma the Mouse Brings Joy to the House is about childhood cancer, specifically the loss of hair due to chemotherapy treatments. The subject is approached in a whimsical, non-threatening manner.
Sydney Manning's best friend is a little mouse named Emma Longtail. Emma and her family live in Sydney's dollhouse. Emma wants hair just like Sydney's and comes up with ingenious ways to look just like her friend. When Sydney develops leukemia Emma uses her ingenuity to help her friend cope with her hair loss.
Children who are experiencing baldness personally or vicariously through a family member or friend will find this story reassuring. The author integrates humour into a touching tale to ensure that her pre-school and primary-aged audience will find this story as entertaining as her other picture books.
This is a tale of friendship, love, courage, hope and happy endings.
Make a mouse. Instructions included.
- Susan Ross
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- Product dimensions:
- 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.08(d)
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