A new children’s book hopes to help children better understand dementia.
‘Lovely Old Lion’, written by Julia Jarman, tells the story of a young lion who has to deal with the fact that his grandfather Lion King is increasingly forgetful. Lion King begins forget the rules of the games and names, and no longer wants to play.
Ms. Jarman has revealed that the inspiration came from working with schools and Stockton librarian who was responsible for books on health and wellness. According to home care, she said: “It is very close to my heart theme, troubled children feel children are burdened with problems of these days.I wanted to write a empower children story can do something… they want to do something. they can not cure dementia, but they can help. “
the author also plans to publish next year ‘fussy Freda’, a story about healthy eating.
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