This is a story about cancer with a happy ending. Its about life, love, and especially, hope.
I think about everything Ill miss if they tell me Im going to die... my mum, my dad, my sister, cookies, TV shows Ill never get to see the end of, walking outside when its really nice, the smell of autumn, the starry sky on a full moon, my grandparents, my grandpas lasagna, kissing Victor, Victors eyes, Victors voice, Victors smell, Victors hands... Victor. A teenage girl heads towards the hospital waiting room where the doctors are going to tell her how much time shes got to live. As she walks, she thinks about her journey up to this point… the terrible decor in the hospital, wearing a headscarf, the horrible treatments, but also being with her friends, family, and her new boyfriend Victor. This is a story about cancer with a happy ending. Its about life, love, and especially, hope.
Marianne Ferrer was born in Venezuela. She came to Canada in 1998 to pursue her artistic tendencies. There, she acquired several illustration techniques, eventually finding her distinctive deep, moody style. She currently works as a freelance illustrator in Montréal.India Desjardins is a French-Canadian writer who lives in Quebec. Her eight-book series The Journal of Aurélie Laflamme has been adapted for the big screen and sold more than 2 million copies in the French language. Her picture book, Marguerites Christmas, illustrated by Pascal Blanchet, won the prestigious Bologna Ragazzi Fiction Prize. She has also written two volumes of the comic La Célibataire.
Children’s & educational
Frances Lincoln Children's
10 - 14
Romance & relationships stories (Children's / Teenage)