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Patches: How do you help a friend in need when you don't know what to do?

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In this touching and heart-warming story, readers discover simple ways to help a friend struggling with depression and grief. With giant furry Pat as their guide, they go on a magical winter adventure in a forest, and discover a real, and very sad, Thing. Deciding to take him home, Pat lets Thing's sadness in, accepts it, and loves it
Paperback, First Edition, 30 pages
Published August 23rd 2017 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Anita Kovacevic
Jun 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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What a wonderful, soothing, therapeutic story for children, but also adults, on how to help someone dealing with sadness. A beautifully told narrative about a kind, loving woodland creature who finds someone so sad he or she is practically invisible, and then, bit by bit, day by day, not forcing it but being there… patch by patch, sadness is gone and friendship heals hope. Lovely metaphor with imagery suitable for children. I enjoyed reading this, and I congratulate the author on managing to sus ...more
Nov 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Such a lovely sensitive story. Kathryn has managed to personify depression in a child friendly way. This story is important and should be part of all children's libraries.
Elvira Natour Porter
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Jun 25, 2018
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Kathryn is a freelance editor and writer, public speaker and co-founder of the marine conservation cause Friends for Sharks. In 2015, she organised and completed a 10-month global speaking tour in aid of shark conservation: 87 events, 8 countries, 7000 people. She is a trained scuba diving instructor and great white shark safari guide and has lived in the UK, Egypt and South Africa. She currently ...more