Following a high grade glioma diagnosis, Paula and Richard Middleton struggled to find a resource that would help them to explain Richard’s diagnosis to their young daughter. And so Toby the Teapot was born, a wonderful and beautifully illustrated book that helps children understand a loved one’s diagnosis or, as the book calls it, their ‘poorly lid’.
The book and its characters help with:
How to explain cancer to a child
Coping with cancer in the family
Explaining Brain tumour symptoms to a child
Toby now stars in his own little video, which shows how the book so sensitively explains brain tumour symptoms and diagnosis to a child through the quirky characters.
You can purchase Toby Teapot’s Daddy has a poorly lid here and a donation from each sale will go towards brain tumour support.