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My Book about Brains, Change and Dementia

My Book about Brains, Change and Dementia

What is Dementia and What Does it Do?

Lynda Moore, illustrated by George Haddon

Quick Overview

Explains the complex concepts of dementia, such as brain function, disease progression and death to pre-school aged children in a direct and age-appropriate way, as well as exploring children's feelings about these issues. This book caters for children aged 4+ who have a loved one at any stage of dementia.
Details Price Qty
Hardback
2018, 8.66in x 8.27in / 220mm x 210mm, 48pp
ISBN: 9781785925115
£10.99

Reviews

'This book does so well at simplifying but not disguising dementia, and explains in a respectful and understanding way the sorts of changes a person with dementia might experience. It also helps kids to get the support they need.'
- Takaya Honda, ABC Playschool, Neighbours

'Beautifully written and thoughtfully presented. This important book equips both children and adults with the means to understand and talk about what could otherwise be a mysterious and distressing subject.'
- Andy Griffiths, children's author, Australia

'A beautifully illustrated, beautifully written book for children that teaches them about dementia in a realistic, yet simple way.'
- Wendy Mitchell, author of Somebody I Used to Know

'This is a great book. Thoughtfully written and beautifully illustrated, it will help children better understand dementia and make it easier for adults explain to children the behavioural changes that can occur when a much loved family member has dementia.'
- Ita Buttrose AO OBE, Ambassador Dementia Australia; 2013 Australian of the Year

Authors

By (author): Lynda Moore
Illustrated by: George Haddon