Older children

Most of the resources found in younger children section will be good for this age group too, and a few in the young people’s section.


Jumo Health – YouTube Channel

A series of comic strip style animations explaining various cancer types.


Understanding Leukemia



Understanding stem cell transplants



Understanding ovarian cancer




A monster calls

by Patrick Ness
An amazing story suitable for children 10+ years. It deals with difficult emotions surrounding the terminal illness of a mum from cancer. As an adult it is well worth a read.

The Secret C: Straight talking about cancer

by Julie Stokes
Suitable for children 7-10 years.

Medikidz explain breast cancer

Created by Jumo Health (same as animations above) so similar style but in book form. Aimed at 8+ year olds to help children understand breast cancer.