Your Child S First Pet

Author: Amy Brayfield
Editor: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 1601383940
Size: 17,76 MB
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Describes how to choose the right pet for one's family and offers information on the specific needs of dogs, cats, birds, fish, and such small animals as hamsters, guinea pigs, and rats.

A Child S First Pet

Author: Suzanne Lieurance
Editor: TFH Publications
ISBN: 9780793831111
Size: 14,76 MB
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This book contains information to help a parent decide what to look for when purchasing a healthy pet and exactly what it takes to care for each of the most popular small animal pets.

Pet Loss And Children Establishing A Health Foundation

Author: Cheri Barton Ross
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 113540948X
Size: 16,65 MB
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Explaining the concept of death to a child is a very difficult, confusing, and uncomfortable experience for a parent, educator, or therapist, and it is a topic that is often first introduced by the loss of a pet - sometimes a child's earliest exposure to loss and grief. There is an undeniably special bond that develops between people and their pets, especially between animals and young children, and while the death of a pet can be devastating to an adult, children are often deeply affected by such a loss. Without readily available outlets for their feelings, the trauma of pet loss can remain with a child for life, and without help many adults feel inadequate and not up to the task. The aim of this book is to provide therapists, counselors, educators, parents, social workers, veterinarians, and physicians with resources to help children cope with the loss of a pet.

My Pet Rat

Author: Arlene Erlbach
Editor: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 9780822522607
Size: 18,32 MB
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Text and photographs follow a twelve-year-old girl as she learns to care for her pet rat.

Talking About Death

Author: Earl A. Grollman
Editor: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807023620
Size: 17,93 MB
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Why do people die? How do you explain the loss of a loved one to a child? This book is a compassionate guide for adults and children to read together, featuring a read-along story and answers to questions children ask about death. Talking about Death is a classic guide for parents helping their children through the death of a loved one. With a helpful list of dos and don'ts, an illustrated read-along dialogue, and a guide to explaining death, Grollman provides sensitive and timely advice for families coping with loss. This redesigned and updated edition explains what children at different developmental stages can and can't understand about death; reveals why it's crucial to be honest about death; helps you understand the way children express emotions like denial, grief, crying, anger, and guilt; and discusses children's reactions to different kinds of death, from the death of a parent to the death of a pet.

Paw Prints

Author: Laurie Hulen
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1477282122
Size: 18,68 MB
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Paw Prints is a touching story of a boy and his dog, as they grow and change together. This sentimental story is told from the dogs point of view. Very often a child s first opportunity to learn the responsibility, and rewards, of caring for and loving something is through their pet. Just as often a child s first experience with losing a loved one is the loss of their pet. If your child has a pet, then Paw Prints will help your child learn that animals have many of the same needs and feelings that people have. Pets need to be loved and cared for in a similar manner. If your child has lost a cherished pet, then Paw Prints will provide an avenue for you to help your child focus on the joy the pet brought him or her instead of the loss.

1001 Things To Do With Your Kids

Author: Caryl Waller Krueger
Editor: Galahad Books
ISBN: 9781578660445
Size: 20,29 MB
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Suggests games, puzzles, and activities parents can share with their children, and discusses errands, excursions, travel, reading, chores, conversations, and parties

Your First Pocket Pet

Author: Susan Fox
Editor: Tfh Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 9780793830565
Size: 18,27 MB
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Offers advice on choosing and caring for small pets, such as hamsters and guinea pigs, and buying appropriate supplies.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Publishing Children S Books 3rd Edition

Author: Harold D. Underdown
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101460806
Size: 12,41 MB
Format: PDF
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'Honest and precise, everything about writing for children there is to know.' Jane Yolen, author Here is the comprehensive guide to writing, publishing, and selling for an ever-expanding and always exciting children's market, now in a new and updated third edition. - Includes new chapters on self-publishing and on "how to choose a how-to", plus revision and updates throughout. - Offers practical advice on getting started and on dealing with out-of-print books. - Covers picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, middle-grade and young novels, and common formats and genres. - Reveals what happens inside a children's publishing company, and provides guidance in working with an editor. - Sample cover and query letters, manuscript format, glossary, and recommended resources in an extensive appendix. - Plus information on agents, contracts, copyright, marketing and more.

My First Pet

Author: Rebecca Hunter
Editor: Evans Brothers
ISBN: 9780237531799
Size: 19,72 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A boy describes the correct way to care for a guinea pig after he gets one as his very first pet.