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Penny Whistle Sick-in-Bed Book

What to Do with Kids When They're Home for a Day, a Week, a Month, or More


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About The Book

A healing dose of fun for sick kids and the parents who love them!
Whether your preschooler is home with the chicken pox, or your fifth-grader is laid up with a broken leg, The Penny Whistle SICK-IN-BED BOOK comes to the rescue with a delightful collection of absorbing activities to occupy young patients, and advice and ideas for their parents, from setting up a sickroom to helping a bedridden child stay physically fit. In this book, concerned parents will find:
  • Games, crafts, and activities to be enjoyed alone or with friends and family
  • Inventive ways of keeping up with schoolwork
  • "It worked for me" anecdotes and tips from parents and kids
  • Advice on coping with the special physical and emotional needs of a sick child
  • Videotapes, audiotapes, and books that will engage and stimulate a child's imagination
If laughter is the best medicine, then The Penny Whistle SICK-IN-BED BOOK is just what the doctor ordered.

About The Authors

Meredith Brokaw, former teacher, mother of three, and wife of TV anchorman Tom Brokaw, is the founder and owner of the Penny Whistle toys stores, dedicated since 1978 to providing original, creative playthings. She lives in New York.

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