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The Night Crossing and Storybook Manual : A Lullaby for Children on Life's Last Journey, Paperback / softback Book

The Night Crossing and Storybook Manual : A Lullaby for Children on Life's Last Journey Paperback / softback

Part of the Therapeutic Fairy Tales series


This beautifully illustrated and sensitive storybook is designed to be used therapeutically by professionals and caregivers supporting children with an untreatable illness.

With gentle and colourful illustrations that can help children with fears and feelings, it tells the story of the final journey made by a Boy with a Bear, as the Boy says his goodbyes and comes to terms with his life-ending illness. In this bundle, it is accompanied by the Storybook Manual, a resource that has been designed to support practitioners and caregivers with practical and creative ideas on how to use illustrated storybooks therapeutically with children. Key features include:An inviting and sensitively written fairy tale, with a story and illustrations that have been specifically designed to support children going through difficult life-events A supporting manual that offers a range of prompts, ideas and activities to encourage children's imagination and creativity, develop confidence and emotional literacy as well as deepen engagement and understanding of storybooks.

Downloadable worksheets to support the story and explore specific themes furtherThis is an invaluable resource for all professionals looking to use stories and images therapeutically with children suffering from a life-ending illness.

The resources can also be adapted for wider use with siblings and other family members.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 137 pages, 38 Line drawings, color; 38 Illustrations, color
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Counselling & advice services
  • ISBN: 9780367494605

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