Of Dads And Illness

This is a beautiful book that tells the story of Pete, a boy whose dad once used to run and swing him around like dads do. . . only now his dad is barely able to walk — much less play or rough-house with him. Pete is feeling hurt and even angry. He’s confused about why this is happening.

But Pete’s dad assures him that even though he can’t wrestle with him the way he used to, or run and throw a ball, he is and always will be Pete’s dad.

The Helping Kids Heal series by Zondervan is specifically designed to help children cope with some of the difficult issues in life by letting them know that God is with them always.

At the end of each book R. Scott Stehower, Ph.D., professor of psychology, Calvin College, and clinical psychologist, provides suggestions for parents and caregivers of hurting children. Recommended for ages 4 to 8.


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