Uncle Jay Has a Booboo: A Heartwarming Tale of Love, Kindness, Empathy, and Resilience: Rhyming Stories and Picture Books for Kids



A touching children’s rhyming story and picture book about loving someone with mental illness — Keep reading to teach kids about empathy, kindness, and open communication!

Uncle Jay Has a Booboo” is a heartwarming story between a little girl and her uncle Jay who has schizophrenia.

Mental illness is an invisible disease and people who suffer from them are treated as pariahs. Even more concerning, kids with loved ones who suffer from mental illness are also affected emotionally, socially, and behaviorally.

This book seeks to change that by teaching kids kindness, empathy, resilience, and love despite what their parents or other caregivers are going through.

At the end of the day, this book is meant to become a communication tool to help ease children’s confusion and help them create positive coping skills when dealing with loved ones who are suddenly behaving oddly.

If you’re looking to reduce the stigma associated with a difficult mental condition that may create threatening and challenging situations for your child, then this book is for you.