Off He Goes!

Growing Up with Brachial Plexus Palsy

By Susan B. Tomford
Illustrated by Lynda Yang & YC Lin

Subjects: Children's Fiction, Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries, Medical, Pediatrics
Open Access : 9781607855033, 20 pages, 20 full-page color illustrations, 5.5 x 5.5, November 2018
Hardcover : 9781607854999, 20 pages, 5.5 x 5.5, November 2018
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Spend the day with Wimbo – as he actively participates in daily activities despite his Brachial Plexus Palsy.  Accompany him through his day as he prepares to take on the world!  
Attractive colorful multimedia images merge with easy-to-read text to make this young elephant’s story appeal to all pre-school children.
This board book is the product of the faculty and staff of the University of Michigan Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Program, inspired by the plight of orphan elephants in Africa and The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust that helps orphaned calves reintegrate back into the wild as well as our patients who actively participate despite Brachial Plexus Palsy. Our clinical program strives to provide the best interdisciplinary care for patients through collaboration, research, and innovation – as we hope to improve the function and quality of life for all persons with brachial plexus and peripheral nerve dysfunction.

Susan B Tomford is a former elementary school teacher who spent 33 years reading and writing books with her students and grandchildren. She loves all creatures great and small. OFF HE GOES! is her debut children’s book.
Yuo-Chyung Lin specializes in Western watercolor and Eastern/Chinese painting. Her artistic versatility is reflected in not only her fine art but also her multimedia illustrations for medical textbooks and patient education materials.
Lynda J-S Yang, MD, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and Director of the Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Program at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI).