Author(s): Jess Stockham
How long will I be there? Will I stay the night? Who will look after me? Reading Hospital with your child is the perfect opportunity to talk about these questions, and many more Young children's lives are full of new experiences and these books help make them less scary. The simple conversational text and lively illustrations are carefully designed to encourage further dialogue between reader and child. Use these books as a starting point to talk to your child and help them to understand and prepare for these events, and to share any worries they may have.
First Time series "Each book addresses an issue relevant to preschoolers' lives. Children in the illustrations are shown engaging in new experiences, always smiling, while surrounded by loving adults and friends. The pleasant cartoon art features uncluttered, brightly colored scenes." School Library Journal 20110401