A new short story by Children's author Jan Hurst-Nicholson and illustrated by Vanessa Burger.
Vicky is left-handed and teased for being clumsy, but a visit from her Gran changes everything. Vicky's Granddad has died and her Gran is coming for a visit. Vicky wants to cheer her up by embroidering a cushion as a gift, but Vicky is left-handed and she struggles to learn how to sew. She decides that winning a race in the school sports might be a better idea, but can she do it, especially when Graham threatens to spoil all her plans?
The story highlights some of the challenges faced by left-handers and how they can be overcome. At the end of the book is advice on how to help left-handers; how to tell if a child is left-handed; the correct way for a left-hander to hold a pencil and to slant the paper; famous left-handers; percentage of the population who are left-handed; career choices for left-handers and cultural issues for left-handers.
The book is available as an Amazon Kindle download and you can use the links below to order or borrow it.
It is also now available as a printed hard-copy book
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