Otis Doesn’t Scratch – Helping Children to Understand Self-Harm

Clare Shaw, United States, 2015

‘Otis Doesn’t Scratch uses beautiful illustrations and storytelling to engage with the complex issue of self-injury. Aimed at children ages 4-8 who may have a parent, sibling or friend who self-injures, this stand-alone storybook is accompanied by an informative guide for parents, carers and staff. A ground-breaking, invaluable resource for children and their carers – with text by Clare Shaw and illustrations by Tamsin Walker.’

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