The Perfect Shelter

£6.99

Today is the perfect day to build a shelter, and be together.

A powerfully told story from Clare Helen Welsh and Åsa Gilland that explores the emotions we feel when someone we love is battling a serious illness.

ISBN: 9781788815796 Author: Welsh, Clare Helen Publisher: Little Tiger Press Publication Date: 13th May 2021 Imprint: Little Tiger Press Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.92 (edition:23) Pages: 25 unnumbered Language: English Edition: 1st paperback ed Readership: Children - juvenile / Code: J Category: Subjects: ,

A powerfully told story from Clare Helen Welsh and Åsa Gilland that explores the emotions we feel when someone we love is battling a serious illness.

At first, nobody knew. It seemed as if today would be like yesterday forever, the perfect day to build a shelter in the woods. Then, my sister changed – she was more tired than before. More quiet. When we learn that she is sick, really sick, it feels as though a storm has engulfed our whole family. But, we will ride out this storm. And though today may be different from yesterday, today is the perfect day to build a shelter, together.

A heartwarming book that sensitively tackles the tough subject of illness with authentic and empathetic tenderness. Much like Michael Rosen’s Sad Book, A Shelter for Sadness or The Building Boy, The Perfect Shelter offers children a way to understand and articulate complex, often overwhelming, emotions.

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