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Wounds And Injuries: Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about wounds and injuries?

As you can see, this list of kids books about wounds and injuries is a work in progress! We’re currently exploring the best books available, and we’d love your input. If you have a title you’d suggest including on our list of kids books about wounds and injuries, please share it with us!

We’ll be featuring a variety of titles on our list, from well known classics to popular bestsellers to lesser known titles that deserve a bigger audience. We’re also including books for a range of ages, from board books for babies and toddlers, to picture books for preschool and kindergarten age kids, to chapter books for early elementary age kids.

We’d love to hear any book suggestions you have—you can comment below or email us at [email protected].

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Pedro's Big Break
Written by Fran Manushkin & illustrated by Tammy Lyon
picture book
Recommend Ages: 5-7

When Pedro breaks his arm racing his bike he has to cope with the frustration of wearing a cast for a whole month–but with the help of his friends he discovers that there are still fun things to do.

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On the Way Home
Written & illustrated by Jill Murphy
picture book
Recommend Ages: 5-7

Claire hurt her knee and tells everyone she meets on the way home a different story about her injury, including being attacked by the Big Bad Wolf, being abducted by aliens, and being chased by a ghost.

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Poor Little Rabbit
Written & illustrated by Jorg Muhle
board book
Recommend Ages: 1-3

Oh no, Little Rabbit has hurt his arm. And there's blood! Can you help him? Blow gently three times, try a bandage, a rhyme, but he's still crying... Let's give his ears a stroke and wipe his tears. There, all better! Off you go, Little Rabbit!

This follow-up to Tickle My Ears and Bathtime for Little Rabbitis a perfectly simple interactive board book for children who love to take care of Little Rabbit.

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Kiss Baby's Boo-Boo: A Karen Katz Lift-The-Flap Book
Written & illustrated by Karen Katz
board book
Recommend Ages: 1-4

Discover what makes a boo-boo better in this charming new lift-the-flap board book from Karen Katz. <p/>In this caring board book from Karen Katz, little ones can lift the flaps on each spread to see the best way to cure a boo-boo: with love and a kiss from their family. Filled with easy-to-lift-flaps and sturdy pages, <i>Kiss Baby’s Boo-Boo </i>proves that boo-boos may hurt, but love makes everything better.

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Urgency Emergency! Itsy Bitsy Spider
Written by Dosh Archer
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

A spider arrives at City Hospital with some strange head injuries. How did this happen? And does it have anything to do with all the water rushing down the water spout? Early readers have never been such fun! With bright color illustrations on every page, minimal easy-to-read text and a brilliantly fast-paced plot, this animal hospital adventure story will have young readers devouring the pages.

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  • Urgency Emergency! Humpty's Fall - Humpty Dumpty arrives at City Hospital with a cracked shell. All the kings’ men tried to help him, but all they did was make him leak yolk. Can he be fixed? With thickly illustrated pages, this story brings a unique twist to a well-known nursery rhyme making it perfect for beginning readers who wait to see if Doctor Glenda and Nurse Percy can save the day and put this egg back together again.

  • A Mighty Bitey Creature - All is quiet in the jungle. But not for long! “Who bit my lovely green bottom?” shouts Frog. He rushes to tell King Lion, who will surely know just what to do. But soon Monkey (eek-eek-eek! ) and Zebra (ya-a-a hooo! ) encounter something mighty and bitey, too. Can the King of the Jungle save them all? What kind of creature would test its super-sharp teeth on everything it meets? Vivid illustrations, rhythmic language, and a surprise perpetrator combine for a rollicking read.

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