Pockets Full of Rocks: Daddy Talks about Depression (Hardcover)

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Pockets Full of Rocks: Daddy Talks about Depression (Hardcover)

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A wonderfully uplifting story to help children understand depression in a beloved parent. Recommended by Jeanette

— From Staff Picks for Little Kids

This gentle, hopeful book will help kids cope with a parent's mental illness.

As a young girl gently questions her depressed father, he offers direct answers that help her understand what he is going through and promotes the hope that he will become his old self again. This gentle, hopeful book is developmentally appropriate--examples of the father's behavior are spot-on and Ella's questions are exactly the kinds of questions a child would ask--and will be very useful guide for parents as well as psychologist and mental health professionals working young children.

Yair Engelberg is a psychologist who is certified by the Schneider Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Training Program for Child and Youth Therapy. This is his picture book debut. He lives in Israel. Visit him at psyedu.co.il/book MacKenzie Haley is an award-winning illustrator, who also illustrated Snitchy Witch. She lives in Louisville, KY. Visit her at mackenziehaley.com and on Facebook @MacKenzie Haley, Twitter @MacKenzieLea, and Instagram @mackenzie_haley.
Product Details ISBN: 9781433831096
ISBN-10: 1433831090
Publisher: Magination Press
Publication Date: January 5th, 2021
Pages: 32
Language: English