People who help us: At The Hospital

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Pub Date 10 Nov 2020 | Archive Date 18 Nov 2020

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Watch the hospital come to life before your very eyes in this fun and interactive board book! Clever paper technology will amaze young children as they watch the scenes change as if by magic. The perfect boredom-buster for when you can't get outdoors, and a wonderful way of teaching about all the amazing work our health carers do.

In the hospital, all the staff are busy doing their everyday tasks. Find out what some of our hospital workers get up to in their working day, and watch the scenes change thanks to Venetian window paper technology. With a winning combination of bold, expressive artwork and engaging rhyming text, this interactive, bright, bold board book is sure to become a household favourite!

The People Who Help Us board book series introduces children to the important jobs that our carers and key workers do—something which is now more important and timely than ever. Say thank you to our key workers with this playful interactive board book series.
Watch the hospital come to life before your very eyes in this fun and interactive board book! Clever paper technology will amaze young children as they watch the scenes change as if by magic. The...

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This is a cute little book that tells us a little more about the people who work at the hospital.

The illustrations in the book are lovely and my daughter thought that they were great.

It is very brief and for me it could do with a few more pages but what is there is great.

It is 4 stars from me for this one – highly recommended!

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Review to come November 1st on blog/Goodreads.

I received this book from Netgalley in exchange of an honest review.

I spotted this adorable and sparkly looking book over at Netgalley and was instantly curious about it. I love books about the hospital and this one promised lots of fun, so of course I had to click the read now button and I couldn't even resist waiting another day to read it. I just had to read it immediately.

In this book we see all about the hospital. What happens there. Who works there. What kind of things can you see there. We see someone get put in the ambulance. And we don't just see the nurses and the doctors, we also see the porters who bring around tea and drinks and food, who help with the people. I had a big fun time reading and I definitely approve and love the last message on the page and how bright and colourful the pages were!

The illustrations were very nicely done, as I said I fell in noticed this book because of the cover and I can tell you the illustrations within are just as adorable. I also love the use of the bright colours, it definitely makes everything pop out.

BUT, I am giving this book -1 star. Why? Because the book doesn't work in ebook. I loved the book, and I loved the message. But sorry, an interactive book just DOESN'T WORK in ebook. You have these window-thingies, I am not sure what they do, I just see that the images have stripes and that there is a hole as well. I did read something about interactivity, but I had expected something else since why would you give a reviewer an ebook ARC that wouldn't work in that format? It is a shame, but it did affect my reading experience and so I do rate on that.

All in all though, I would like to try this book in physical form and see what the interactivity is and what kind of fun things we will see. And I would recommend this book as well.. however don't get this one in ebook. Just don't.

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This is a great little book showing all the heroes that work at our hospitals! From Doctors to nurses to emts and more we get a look at everyone who helps us within those buildings. Great for littles to learn what everyone does & especially in the climate we live in now this is a fun and sweet way to introduce who they may meet on a visit to a hospital or doctors office, or even to show what happens inside an ambulance that zooms on by. The illustrations are so cute & its not a too long book either! An awesome little book, it would even make a great babyshower gift add on for a mamma who's a nurse, a doctor, an emt or any other hospital worker.

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Thank you Netgalley for providing me a free copy of this book in exchange for a honest review.

This is a short story with beautiful illustrations.
A great message for kids

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Lovely little book that would be well placed in any Hospital Department waiting area or ward. It would be very calming and reassuring for a very young child visiting or in a hospital. I received this as an ebook so of course it wasn’t interactive, but it still thought it well balanced and beautifully illustrated.

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This is s simple but lovely book about different roles within the hospital.
Its a great book to read to children to get them used to the thought of a hospital visit so they know what to expect.
Illustrations are lovely and colourful too.

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I received an advance copy of, People who help us: At The Hospital, by words & pictures. This is a cute informative little book for kids, showing them people who work at the hospital what they do, how they make you better. Just a really cute story.

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An fun cutout book describing some aspects the jobs people have at the hospital. Simple, informative, vibrant, engaging, this is a good book to teach children about those people who help us be well.

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This book had cute graphics and rhymes on different people who help out at the hospital, from doctors, nurses, paramedics, etc. I wish it had more examples though!

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what an amazing book, sharing our apreciation for the medical teams
it's a short story with amazing illustrations and a good message for kids helping them to not have affraid to go to the hospital

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Beautiful children’s book about the hospital and some of the people one may encounter there. The illustrations are gorgeous and complement the story perfectly. This book would be great to use in a preschool class when learning about your community and jobs people can have.

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I loved this one! It has simple illustrations, that are inclusive and have good diversity. The text is straight forward, and easy to read to young kids. My daughter is almost three, and she loved this one! I could see this as being great as a series of different jobs. I would definitely buy this one!
The only thing that was a little confusing was the lines on the pages....I’m assuming there is an interactive component to this book that you don’t get with a ebook, so that’s something to keep in mind if thinking about purchasing the ebook version in the future.

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I love that this book represents different positions within the hospital using different genders and races. I love the diversity in the illustrations and I loved the thank you to all the health care workers at the end of the book.

Thank you NetGalley for the DRC.

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My rating: ☆☆★★★
My child's rating: (✿ ♥‿♥)
Overall: ☆★★★★

Parts we loved: diverse and quality illustrations, easy to read font, language that is easily understood by young children, positive representation

Parts we felt lacking: It's so short! Yes, yes, I know that board books are usually short but this one feels like it could benefit from an additional 2-3 pages. It felt abrupt and incomplete. That's really the only downside to the book. My child loved it but even she looked a bit jolted that it ended when it did.

E-book specific complaint: It's a book with cutouts and that just did not work for this book. It will be very cute and fun in a board book but it did not transfer to eBook without being quite clunky and a little confusing at the beginning.

Blog + Amazon review will be going up on publication date.

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Thank you to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group – words & pictures for an advance reader copy in exchange for an honest review.

I think that it's absolutely vital that we aid children in transition to new environments and learning about the environments that they have to be in at some time or another, the hospital being one of these. This book is incredibly well written and easy to understand and would be an absolutely huge help to children. I really hope more children get to read this book.

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So sweet! Love the diversity in this book - both with race but also with gender roles. Would be a perfect book for a kiddo interested in healthcare or who has an upcoming appointment/stay at the hospital. Great job!

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We really loved this one and is so helpful especially given Covid-19 and explaining complicated questions to the kids.
The kids loved this book, it was colourful, easy language and allowed them to ask lots of questions, referring to this book when needed. It was a great conversation starter and got their minds fired.

What a great opportunity to read this book with the kids and help them learn more at the same time, thanks to the author, publishers and netgalley!

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This is a great book to share with little ones. It shines light on the remarkable people that work at the hospital and how they perform their jobs making sick and injured people become well once again. It is a fun interactive board book written in rhyme.

The story contains magical technology allowing the scenes to change right in front of little one's eyes. The bustling hospital staff are seen doing their daily routines and a fun Venetian window changes what's happening. Kid's will love it.

The diverse illustrations are clear, vibrant and kid-friendly and the text is easy to understand. The book would be wonderful as a conversation starter about how our fantastic hospitals operate. The People Who Help Us board book series introduces kids to the important jobs that our carers and key workers perform each and every day. I love the end where a shout-out of thanks is given to these incredible professionals that are so essential to our well-being. I highly recommend this book and the whole series.

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This is a great book, which has bright and colourful pictures and small amounts of text, to show children the different people who can help us when we go to the hospital. My daughter loved this book, especially the illustrations and the characters of the book.

Many thanks to the author, publisher and netgalley for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

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This book is perfect for young children. My child enjoyed it and the art was appropriate.".................

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Adorable book to share with kids the front line workers and people who are helping us during these pandemic times. The illustrations are adorable and it's a really fun read!

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This is so adorable. It introduces the various people that someone might interact with at a hospital. It's a super fun read! I will say that some things are different than what we in the US know. It's super easy to explain why those differ and let kiddos know what we call them here. Loved this!

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A great book that prepares children for a trip to the hospital, and also instills a sense of gratitude for our frontline workers. Love it!

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A board book for children that shows the gratitude of the health care system. What doctors, nurses, etc and all the different jobs that are done to make sure that all is well taken care of. The illustrations are pleasing and your child will be engaged with pull tabs. People who help us is a wonderful series for children to know that they are well cared for.

A special thank you Quatro Publishing and Netgalley for the ARC and the opportunity to post an honest review

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We have always liked interactive books. This one uses peep through holes in the pages to show you around the the hospital. It also has clever sliding sections (like Venetian blinds) that change the scenes.

The book is a great way to teach young children about hospitals, all the amazing people who work there and some of the things that happen in the hospital. The reader is introduced to a doctor, the nurse, a paramedic and a porter.

There is a nice mixture of men and women as well as people from different ethnic groups. Every page has bright illustrations and rhyming text in short simple sentences which young readers will enjoy.

The book ends with ‘a big THANK YOU!’ to all the staff who work in hospitals. We know how hard they work to look after us and our families everyday.

🌈Thank you to the NHS and all our key workers!

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