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My dad's in prison / Jackie Walter.

By: Walter, Jackie [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Franklin Watts, 2018Description: 32 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781445161334; 1445161338.Subject(s): Children of prisoners -- Children's nonfictionDDC classification: 823.92 Summary: A sensitive and moving account of having a parent in prison, written from a child's point of view Dad's gone away for a while, but I don't understand why. I miss him. Every year in the UK, over 200,000 children suffer the trauma of parental imprisonment. Children with a parent in prison feel isolated, ashamed - unable to talk about their situation because they are scared of being bullied and judged. They often feel that they are to blame and having a parent in prison marks them as an outcast. Children with parents in prison are: - twice as likely to experience conduct and mental health problems, and less likely to do well at school - three times more likely to be involved in offending - sixty-five per cent of boys with a convicted father will go on to offend This sensitively written picture book explores the experience of having a parent in prison from a child's point of view. Perfect for sharing with children, it promotes understanding and provides reassurance. It has been written with the advice and support of Storybook Dads, a charity that seeks to help children and parents maintain their relationship during imprisonment by providing CD recordings of fathers reading bedtime stories to their children.
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<p> A sensitive and moving account of having a parent in prison, written from a child's point of view </p> <p>Dad's gone away for a while, but I don't understand why. I miss him.</p> <p>Every year in the UK, over 200,000 children suffer the trauma of parental imprisonment. Children with a parent in prison feel isolated, ashamed - unable to talk about their situation because they are scared of being bullied and judged. They often feel that they are to blame and having a parent in prison marks them as an outcast.</p> <p>Children with parents in prison are:<br> - twice as likely to experience conduct and mental health problems, and less likely to do well at school<br> - three times more likely to be involved in offending<br> - sixty-five per cent of boys with a convicted father will go on to offend</p> <p>This sensitively written picture book explores the experience of having a parent in prison from a child's point of view. Perfect for sharing with children, it promotes understanding and provides reassurance. It has been written with the advice and support of Storybook Dads, a charity that seeks to help children and parents maintain their relationship during imprisonment by providing CD recordings of fathers reading bedtime stories to their children.</p>

A sensitive and moving account of having a parent in prison, written from a child's point of view Dad's gone away for a while, but I don't understand why. I miss him. Every year in the UK, over 200,000 children suffer the trauma of parental imprisonment. Children with a parent in prison feel isolated, ashamed - unable to talk about their situation because they are scared of being bullied and judged. They often feel that they are to blame and having a parent in prison marks them as an outcast. Children with parents in prison are: - twice as likely to experience conduct and mental health problems, and less likely to do well at school - three times more likely to be involved in offending - sixty-five per cent of boys with a convicted father will go on to offend This sensitively written picture book explores the experience of having a parent in prison from a child's point of view. Perfect for sharing with children, it promotes understanding and provides reassurance. It has been written with the advice and support of Storybook Dads, a charity that seeks to help children and parents maintain their relationship during imprisonment by providing CD recordings of fathers reading bedtime stories to their children.

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