K is for Kidney Transplant (Paperback)
Lucy and Jack have a very ill father who needs a Kidney Transplant. This book explores a little of the impact on the lives of the family, in a way designed to be helpful and non-threatening to children who may share a similar experience. Lisa Burnapp, Lead Nurse Living Donation at NHS Blood and Transplant also Consultant Nurse, Living Donor Kidney Transplantation at Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, described the book saying "This is a delightful addition to the other books that Anita and Simon have written for children about living with kidney disease in the family. By combining simple narrative and beautiful illustrations, they have managed to explain difficult concepts about organ donation and kidney transplantation in a way that speaks to both adults and children. Their personal experiences and insights add a warmth and depth that cannot fail to resonate with anyone who is facing similar challenges. This is not only a book for children, it is a book for families everywhere who are learning to cope with the rigors of kidney disease and its treatments". Written by a nurse and doctor in order to help explain to their own children, this book will help families talk about some of the issues around renal dialysis and transplantation.