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Author Showcase: I’m a Daddy by Ellen Viola Thalhamer III

By Ellen Viola Thalhamer III, for The Children’s Book Review
Published: September 8, 2010

“I’m a Daddy” was created in order to teach children with autism how to pretend to be a daddy. For children who are learning to pretend play and socially interact with their peers, this book will be helpful in guiding them through the motions of pretending to be a daddy. For those parents who focus on generalization, and receptive and expressive language, real life pictures associated with parents have been added to the story book.

About the author: Ellen Viola Thalhamer III is a teacher of Special Education, who specializes in teaching children on the autism spectrum. Over the years, she has learned how important social stories are for children with autism. She is hoping her book, which has been created much like a social story, will be a valuable resource for both parents and teachers.

You can order I’m a Daddy Through Ingram’s Books in Print Database, directly from the publisher at www.authorhouse.com. This book is also available at your local retailer.

For more information, visit www.ILovetoPretend.com.

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

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