What's Up with Richard? Medikidz Explain Leukaemia

Author(s): Dr. Kim Chilman-Blair

Social Issues | Health and Nutrition

Employing a graphic novel format, this dynamic story explains complex medical information about leukemia in a straightforward yet entertaining way. The Medikidz are larger-than-life superheroes who live in Mediland, a living, moving virtual world within the human body. Each character is an expert on one component of human anatomy and the role it plays in fighting the disease. Using their extensive combined knowledge, the Medikidz conduct a journey through Mediland, exploring complex medical issues in a language and visual style that is attractive and accessible to tweens and teens. Appropriate humor and adventure are blended with accurate facts, so young readers can understand Richard's illness and become aware of the support and care he needs.


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General Fields

  • : 9781906935054
  • : Medikidz Publishing
  • : Medikidz Publishing
  • : 0.136
  • : September 2009
  • : 260mm X 170mm X 4mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Dr. Kim Chilman-Blair
  • : Paperback
  • : 618.9299419
  • : 32
  • : col. Illustrations