Wishes and Worries: Coping with a Parent Who Drinks Too Much Alcohol Hardcover – Aug 9 2011
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About the Author
CAMH is Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development, and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.
Lars Rudebjer has worked as an illustrator since 1989. He has illustrated over thirty-five children’s books, and he has been published in ten countries. He has illustrated postcards, comic strips, and board games, CD games for children, and a collection of pictures for IKEA. Lars lives in Fredrikstad, Norway, with his wife and three children.
From the Canadian Children's Book Centre
Children of parents who drink too much alcohol are affected in many ways. They may experience anger, fear, confusion and guilt. They will want to know if it’s their fault, if their parent can get better and if one day they, too, will drink too much. This reassuring book, written by professionals, offers information in the form of a storybook about one family’s struggle. This book is a valuable resource for any adult working with a child in a similar situation.
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What I liked is how the book pictures the problems and sadness that help kids to realize that they are not alone, they are other kids who badly live the same reality. it brakes with the isolation feeling.
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