My Brother Has Cancer

by Alex Winstanley and Adam Walker-Parker

ISBN: 9798506376484

Through rhyme and engaging illustrations, My Brother Has Cancer hopes to start conversations about cancer, in order to help relieve anxieties that children might have about someone close to them who may be living with cancer.

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"We had the privilege of reading this fantastic book whilst Aurora was preparing for her bone marrow transplant. It was lovely to read together, informative and so child-friendly. The illustrations showed a real sense of diversity, which was fabulous to see too."
Keisha Pile-Grey
Oncology Mum
"It is a beautiful book that brings light to a cancer diagnosis from a child's perspective. It is practical and informative and encourages children to talk and be open, which is brilliant."
Karen Holt
Palliative Care Nurse Specialist

This picture book aims to raise awareness of the impact that cancer can have on an individual and their family in a child-friendly and supportive way.

It is aimed at 4-11 year olds and has been inspired and informed by people with lived experiences of cancer.

Through rhyme and engaging illustrations this book hopes to start conversations about cancer, in order to help relieve anxieties that children might have about someone close to them who may be living with cancer.

The MY HAS series of books aims to help children to understand a range of long-term health conditions whilst promoting an inclusive and diverse society.

About Alex Winstanley

Alex Winstanley is an author, teacher, and social entrepeneur from Wigan, England. My background as a teacher, as well as a carer to young disabled adults, has shaped my outlook on the inclusion of disabled people and those with long-term health conditions across society.

Through his books, Alex aims to raise awareness of a range of long-term health conditions in a positive and supportive way for children and young people.

Alex is extremely passionate about promoting a diverse and inclusive society in which every person is valued and celebrated. Each one of Alex’s books is inspired by real people as he believes there is nothing more important than giving a voice to those with lived experience.

About Adam Walker-Parker

Adam Walker-Parker is an artist and illustrator represented by Lemonade Illustration Agency from the Cairngorm National Park in the High- lands of Scotand. He focuses on creating illustrations for books that are fun and engaging and that help to raise awareness of many health conditions and enjoys creating images with inclusion and diversity in mind.

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