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Cois Nore stock a range of books that will assist parents in talking to their children about cancer. There are books for both children and their parents and they are available to borrow. Please contact the centre for further details


Life on the refrigerator door – Alice Kuipers 12-17
My parent has cancer and it really sucks – Maya Silva 12+
The secret C: straight talking about cancer – Julie stokes 6-11
When your parent has cancer: a guide for teens teens
My Many Coloured Days – Dr Seuss 4 – 7
The Huge Bag of Worries – V. Ironside+ F. Rodgers 2 – 7
What Happens When Someone I love Has Cancer – S Olsher 5 – 11
Our Mom Has Cancer – Abigail Ackerman 4 – 8
Cancer Party! – Sara Olsher 4 – 12
How Do You Care for a Very Sick Bear – Vanessa Bayer 2 – 6
What Is Cancer – Carolina Schmidt 10+




Grief In Children – Atle Dyregrow guide for adults
Artichoke Hearts – Sita Brahmachari 9-11
A Monster Calls – Siobhan Dowd, Patrick Ness 12+
Milo and the Restart Button – Alan Silberberg 8+
A Child’s Grief – Stubbs, Stokes, Alilovic guide for parents
Milly’s Bug-Nut –  Jill Janney younger ages
You Just Don’t Understand – Winston’s Wish teenagers
The Day The Sea Went Out +Never Came Back   – Margot Sunderland
Helping children with Loss Come as a pair(spiral bound)
Badger’s Parting Gift  – Susan Varley 0-5
The Invisible String – Patricia Karst 4 – 7


We All Grieve Specifically for SEN children
As Big AS It Gets – Julie Stokes Parents’ Guide