It’s inevitable. At some point, every child is going to have an accident. Whether it’s a scraped knee or a broken bone, accidents happen. And when they do, it’s important to have a good book to help your child understand what’s going on.
Here are a few of the best children’s books about accidents:
1. “The Berenstain Bears Go to the Doctor” by Stan and Jan Berenstain
This is a classic book that has been helping children deal with doctor’s visits and accidents for decades. In the story, Sister Bear gets hurt and has to go see the doctor. She’s a little scared at first, but the doctor is able to help her feel better.
2. “The Doctor Will See You Now” by Elizabeth Crary
This book is a great introduction to what happens when you go to the doctor. It covers everything from getting a shot to having surgery.
3. “My Accident” by Charlotte Jones
This is a beautiful and moving story about a girl who has an accident and is paralyzed. Despite her injury, she learns to live a full and happy life.
4. “The Bravest Thing” by Donna Jo Napoli
When his sister is hurt in an accident, a young boy learns the importance of bravery. He learns that being brave doesn’t mean you’re not afraid, it just means you do what’s right even when you’re scared.
5. “The Way I Feel” by Janan Cain
This is a great book for helping children understand and deal with their emotions. After an accident, a young girl has a lot of different feelings. This book helps her (and your child) understand and cope with those feelings.