A Friend Like Simon

A Friend Like Simon

by Kate Gaynor


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Irish publishing house Special Stories Publishing in conjunction with Irish Autism Action has released an exciting and unique new children’s book focusing on young children with Autism/ASD. The book is beautifully illustrated by Irish artist Caitriona Sweeney and is designed to introduce all children, especially those in mainstream school, to a child with ASD. The story begins with Matthew greeting his new classmate Simon on his first day at a new school. When Mathew realises Simon is a little different to his other friends, he’s just not sure if he wants to have ‘a friend like Simon’. However, a school trip to the funfair soon helps to change his mind! This new book will be a very welcome resource for Irish parents and teachers alike as an introduction to Autism/ASD for other young children.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780956175120
Publisher: Special Stories Publishing
Publication date: 10/19/2008
Series: Special Stories Series
Pages: 30
Sales rank: 246,487
Product dimensions: 10.30(w) x 10.11(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

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