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What's up with Poppo?



In the first book of the POPPO Series, Jenny is confused and afraid with all the ways her grandfather is changing. She questions her grandfather's terminal illness, and with the help of her parents she learns that Poppo's love for her will never change.


Key Points

    • Models the importance of believing in oneself
    • Encourages expression of feelings and open communication with trusted adults
    • Reminds us to hold love inside our hearts; it never goes away
    • Shows us the importance of finding joy in every part of our lives
    • Teaches us to practice and to do what we love to do

What’s up with Poppo?, the first book in the POPPO Series, specifically addresses the illness of ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis). In this story, Jenny notices all the physical changes in her grandfather as his illness progresses. As time goes on, she questions her parents, and they respond with honesty and love.

Children reading this book will come to understand how even though the physical changes from illness can be scary; the love that they share with their loved one will never go away. Ideal for children who’s loved ones are struggling with illness, What’s up with Poppo? not only offers comfort, it reminds children to find happiness in doing what they love to do.

You can find the second book,Poppo's Half-Birthday Wish Here
You can find the third book , Poppo's Very Best Trick Here
You can find the fourth book, Bubbles for Poppo, Here
You can find the fifth book, Poppo's Memory Book Here



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