What Does Super Jonny Do When Mom Gets Sick?: An empowering tale

What Does Super Jonny Do When Mom Gets Sick?: An empowering tale


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What Does Super Jonny Do When Mom Gets Sick?: An empowering tale by Simone Colwill, Jasmine Ting

How do you support a child with a sick relative?
How do you empower them (and their family) to help too?

You'll find the answer to these questions and more in "What Does Super Jonny Do When Mom Gets Sick?"

Jonny is a little superhero with a BIG problem! His Mom is sick. How can he help?
JOIN Jonny and Bear, as they go to the hospital to investigate.
LEARN who the staff working in the hospital are and what they do.
DISCOVER Jonny's secret weapon!

This is NOT just a picture book. It is also a resource for teachers and families.
It includes two bonus pages:
A question page for teachers and families which facilitates discussion on this difficult topic.
This page, written with the help of teachers links to the early childhood curriculum (common core). It is recommended by teachers as suitable for use with children from three years. This means for the first time, teachers have a resource they can use to support a child with a sick relative.

AND there's more! There is also a page which supports a chronically ill parent entitled: 5 tips for preparing for the next hospital admission.

When radiation therapist Simone Colwill got sick, she went looking for a story which would teach her kids about hospitals, and leave them feeling empowered to help. Unable to find one,she wrote this one.

Here's what the critics are saying...

Book Sellers New Zealand, "I found this book totally inspirational. ...This is a wonderful story and will help many people."

NZ Doctor magazine. "Auckland mum writes book to help children with a sick parent."

Curriculum advisor (ECE), Auckland University, "Lively and appealing illustrations convey a humorous and positive tone, without diminishing the author's purpose to assist a child with a sick relative. ...I look forward to sharing this picture book with teachers and children."

With its big bold illustrations, Super Jonny is a valuable resource for your family, school, or medical centre.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780994112705
Publisher: Books For Caring Kids
Publication date: 07/25/2014
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 870,827
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Simone Colwill is a radiation therapist and a mom. When she got Crohn's Disease she looked for a book which would teach her kids about hospitals and empower them to help. Unable to find one she wrote Super Jonny. She lives in Auckland, New Zealand with her family, whom she describes as her five superheroes!

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