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Children's Nonfiction New Experience

The Hospital

by (author) Debbie Bailey

illustrated by Susan Huszar

Annick Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2000
New Experience
  • Board book

    Publish Date
    Sep 2000
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Out of print

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 1 to 4
  • Grade: p


community; early reading; family; friends; feelings; health; multicultural; doctor

About the authors

Debbie Bailey has a B.A. in Early Childhood Education, a B.Ed., and an M.Ed. in Applied Psychology. Her interest in board books developed when she began reading to her daughter. Debbie is a retired teacher and school administrator.

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Sue Huszar has worked as a professional photographer for over 20 years. She started out as a photojournalist but went on to establish her own studio.

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Editorial Reviews

“... a very good selection ... Highly recommended”—Canadian Book Review Annual

“ ... highly recommended ... an outstanding introductory book...”—St. Catharine’s Standard

“By watching what happens to a multicultural cast of characters, children can learn what to expect of they go to a hospital. The well-constructed board book has colorful candid photographs and an easy to understand text that will reassure the very young.” —Booklist

“Children and adults will enjoy exploring the pictures and text, which invite and encourage language development.”—Ottawa Citizen

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