FRIEND LIKE SIMON

Author(s): Kate Gaynor; Karen Quirke; Caitríona Sweeney; Aileen Murphy; Eva Byrne

Health and Wellbeing

Irish publishing house Special Stories Publishing in conjunction with Irish Autism Action has released an exciting and unique new children's book focusing on young children with Autism/ASD. The book is beautifully illustrated by Irish artist Caitriona Sweeney and is designed to introduce all children, especially those in mainstream school, to a child with ASD. The story begins with Matthew greeting his new classmate Simon on his first day at a new school. When Mathew realises Simon is a little different to his other friends, he's just not sure if he wants to have 'a friend like Simon'. However, a school trip to the funfair soon helps to change his mind This new book will be a very welcome resource for Irish parents and teachers alike as an introduction to Autism/ASD for other young children.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780956175120
  • : Special Stories Publishing
  • : Special Stories Publishing
  • : January 2009
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kate Gaynor; Karen Quirke; Caitríona Sweeney; Aileen Murphy; Eva Byrne
  • : Hardback
  • : 823.92