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The Best Medicine

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Philip's mum has breast cancer. Philip wants to be a stand-up comedian like his hero, Harry Hill. Now he has to find the funny side of an unfunny subject, to help his mum - and himself. Philip is twelve years old and life is pretty good. He gets on with his mum and gets by pretty well at school - in spite of girl problems, teacher problems, bully problems and - er - poetry problems. Philip's happy-go-lucky life is disrupted when his mother gets breast cancer. Bad enough that your mother is seriously ill - but could she not have developed a less embarrassing kind of cancer - toe cancer, maybe, or ear cancer? Philip's attempts to cope with his situation are both hilarious and touching. Through it all, he's writing letters to his hero, the comedian Harry Hill, looking for advice. A multi-award-winning and hilarious take on the unfunny subject of cancer; this book brings one of modern life's most prevalent illnesses into the light and gives it a human face

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781910411513
Publication date: 18th May 2016
Author: Christine Hamill
Publisher: Little Island
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 176 pages
Genres: Children’s / Teenage personal and social topics: Cancer
Children’s / Teenage fiction: Humorous stories

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