Feeling poorly is horrid. It makes you feel rotten and sometimes spoils the plans you make. If a grown-up is poorly, that can be even more scary. Sharing a book about other people feeling poorly might help to explain illness to children and make them a little less worried.
Feeling poorly is no fun. Being taken to see the doctor for the first time when you are feeling rotten can be even worse. Sharing a book about other children visiting the doctor can make the experience less worrying.
Cancer can be difficult to explain or talk about to a child. Sharing stories about other children who's living with cancer or other children who's friend or family member has cancer can help support the child.