Written by Isabelle Duff and published by EK, October 2021

Cookie is a heart-warming story about the love between a pet and their person. It is also a sensitive exploration of childhood depression and anxiety, and the importance of empathy. With beautiful words and playful illustrations, it provides a gentle starting point for big conversations.

It is for children who have experienced depression and anxiety just like Girl. It is for kids who don't understand why someone close to them is so sad. It is for anyone who needs to talk to young people about mental illness. And above all, it is for dog-lovers everywhere.

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