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The following story-poem is a beautiful tale written by Intensive Care nurse Phoebe Coghlan.

It is about a child being sick in hospital, and may trigger sadness in some readers.

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LET’S CHAT ABOUT THE POEM ~ IDEAS FOR TALKING WITH KIDS

Going to Hospital, Conversation

1. How are some of the ways that hospitals help us to feel better?

2. Have you ever been to hospital? Or visited someone in hospital? How did you feel when you were there?

Poem for Kids written by Phoebe Coghlan

© Phoebe Coghlan 2020

Illustrations and book design by Kseniya Shagieva

Music Video: “Midsummer Sky” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/