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Nuala Gardner - A Friend Like Henry - 9780340934029 - KKD0010089
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A Friend Like Henry

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Description for A Friend Like Henry Paperback. From the publishers of the bestselling BORN ON A BLUE DAY and MARLEY AND ME: the moving and bestselling story of how a devoted family dog helped free a little boy from the prison of his autism. Num Pages: 352 pages, Two B&W photos/drawings. BIC Classification: BM; VFJD; WNGD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 23. Weight in Grams: 246. Good copy with some shelf wear, some staining to cover and yellowing of pages, otherwise good

This is the inspiring account of a family's struggle to break into their son's autistic world - and how a beautiful retreiver dog made the real difference.

Dale was still a baby when his parents realised that something wasn't right. Worried, his mother Nuala took him to see several doctors, before finally hearing the word 'autism' for the first time. Scared but determined that Dale should live a fulfilling life, Nuala describes her despair at her son's condition, her struggle to prevent Dale being excluded from a 'normal' education and her sense of hopeless isolation. Dale's autism was severe ... Read more

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Hodder & Stoughton
Used, Good
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Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
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About Nuala Gardner
Nuala Gardner is a nurse and midwife. She and her husband Jamie have two children, Dale and Amy, both of whom have autism. Dale is 18 and planning a career working with children with autism.

Reviews for A Friend Like Henry
'I sat down for a few minutes to skim through A Friend Like Henry...Hours later, I was still there, with tears running down my cheeks - for the appalling difficulties faced in dealing with the condition and with officialdom, but most of all for the extraordinary devotion and empathy between the boy and his dog. Just buy it, please.'
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