About this Book
When Pete's Dad Got Sick: A Book about Chronic Illness
A story to help children understand and accept a chronically ill parent---for ages 4-8 A beautiful book telling the story of Pete, a boy whose dad used to run and swing him around, but now can hardly walk, much less play. Pete is hurt and angry and doesn't understand why this has happened. Pete's dad tells him that even though he can no longer run, he can still be Pete's father. The book includes two pages of suggestions for parents and others helping a child through loss of this kind, written by R. Scott Stehower, Ph.D., professor of psychology, Calvin College, and clinical psychologist. Part of the new Helping Kids Heal series from Zonderkidz.
By: Kathleen Long Bostrom, Cheri Bladholm
About the AuthorKathleen Long Bostrom is an accomplished author who has written numerous children's books, including Sunrise Hill and Mary's Happy Christmas Day. She lives in Wildwood, Illinois, with her husband and three children.
Cheri Bladholm is an accomplished artist who illustrated many children's books. She lives in Syracuse, New York, with her husband and their children.