Sanibel, FL, April 15, 2020 –

As a heartfelt thank you to all the hospitals and staff for the care and comfort they provide to their littlest patients, Joe Fisher Books is making picture books available to Children’s Hospitals nationwide.

Joe Fisher Books committed unconditionally to donate up to 440 copies of its award winning book Rusty the Forgotten Fire Engine to the 220 member hospitals of the Children’s Hospital Association.

“We hope these efforts will make these unprecedented times a little easier for readers, parents, patients and medical personnel”, said author and owner Joe Fisher.

Most recently, Joe Fisher Books extended the offer giving a copy of Rusty the Forgotten Fire Engine to each of the 150 members of the Association of Child Life Professionals.

“We recognize the vital importance of these professionals offering comfort and emotional stability for hospitalized children”, he added.  “We hope our book will help them mitigate the fear and pain often associated with their medical treatment.”