Hattie and Nisha enjoy a day at the farm with their mummies. They have a car journey, feed the lambs and other animals. They have lunch in the cafe and a tractor ride. Nisha wears leg braces and uses crutches.
My books feature positive images of disability throughout. Disability isn’t mentioned in the text, this means each character is accepted for who they are, not defined by their disability. Sometimes my books provide an opportunity to discuss disability but sometimes it is just observed and accepted.
Disability is part of life and needs to be reflected in children’s books. All young children accept differences, their curiosity will raise questions and they develop attitudes from the answers they receive.
We must show through our attitudes and actions that we value all children equally.
Lesley Barrington – Author
There are 3 other titles in the series, they are available individually (£6.99) & as a set (£24) through my website, with free P+P: www.hattieandfriends.co.uk
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