My New Friend, a book developed by the Children's Hospital Foundation and written in collaboration with Canadian children’s author and illustrator Mike Parkhill, has been translated into three Indigenous languages to help kids cope with going to the hospital.
When kids from northern communities have to fly south to see a doctor it can be scary to see the tall buildings and bustling streets for the first time.
A new book, translated into three Indigenous languages, is helping make the journey a bit more understandable.
My New Friend was developed by the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba to help Indigenous children understand their fears and anxieties about going to the hospital.
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