A Terrible Thing Happened

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Magination Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 31 pages
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Sherman Smith saw the most terrible thing happen. At first he tried to forget about it, but something inside him started to bother him. He felt nervous and had bad dreams. Then he met someone who helped him talk about the terrible thing, and made him feel better.

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User Review  - KerryMarsh - LibraryThing

This is a lovely book for helping a child deal with a scary event. Something scary happens to Sherman and at first he is ok, but then he gets angry and frightened and cant stop thinking about the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cathy - Goodreads

This book is appropriate for children (and adults) who have experienced a traumatic event, crime, or death. It encourages helpful communication and counseling in a non-threatening and easy to ... Read full review

About the author (2000)

Where Is My Mommy? was illustrated by Cary Pillo, a Seattle artist whose work appears in dozens of books and hundreds of magazine issues. Her largest single client is Scholastic, which produces hundreds of books for children. Her illustrations have appeared in Parenting Press publications for at least a dozen years, including Internet Safety and Your Family [link], a quarterly for parent educators (Parenting Education Practitioners Talk [link]), and the monthly, "News for Parents." [link] She earned a degree in fine art and design at Washington State University.

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