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Rosie and Seb

We know from speaking to parents who have cystic fibrosis (CF) that explaining the condition to their children can be tricky. We’ve worked with families affected by CF, and CF clinicians, to publish these two stories about Seb and Rosie, who both have a parent with cystic fibrosis. Both stories are roughly aimed at children aged 5–9 years old – but that’s not to say that children of all ages can’t enjoy them!

Seb’s and Rosie’s stories aim to encourage conversations about cystic fibrosis and how it can affect the lives of people with the condition and their families. Both books include things to chat about with your child after you have read the story. You can order the stories as printed, hardback books, download them as PDFs to read on your computer, phone or tablet, or even to watch as motion storybooks!

Seb’s Best Game

Seb's family

Meet Seb! He lives with his mum, dad, big (sometimes annoying) sister, Ella and their dog Puss. Seb is football mad (he even plays in his dreams!) and super excited when he finds out that he's been chosen to play in a big tournament. But will his dad be able to cheer him on, or will his cystic fibrosis get in the way?

Download

You can download Seb's Best Game as a PDF to read on your laptop, tablet or mobile.

Download Seb's story

Order

You can order Seb's Best Game as a hardback copy to be sent straight to your door by filling in our order form. Alternatively, you can contact our helpline by emailing helpline@cysticfibrosis.org.uk or calling 0300 373 1000.

Order Seb's story

Watch

We've turned Seb's story into a motion storybook that you can watch on your phone, tablet or laptop! These motion books were narrated by Laurence Rickard of 'Horrible Histories'.

  

The Lost Collar Investigation

Meet Rosie! She lives with her mummy, daddy, big brother Bobby and their dog Milo. One day Rosie wants to take Milo to the park, but his collar is missing! Rosie and Mummy start their collar investigation – will they find it at mummy's CF check-up at the hospital, in the garden or at the park?

Download

You can download The Lost Collar Investigation as a PDF to read on your laptop, tablet or mobile.

Download Rosie's story

Order

You can order The Lost Collar Investigation as a hardback copy to be sent straight to your door by filling in our order form. Alternatively, you can contact our helpline by emailing helpline@cysticfibrosis.org.uk or calling 0300 373 1000.

Order Rosie's story

Watch

We've turned Rosie's story into a motion storybook that you can watch on your phone, tablet or laptop! These motion books were narrated by Laurence Rickard of 'Horrible Histories'.

 

What are your CF stories?

Does your child have a favourite book about cystic fibrosis? Is there a book you’ve used to teach your child about the condition and what it means? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Tweet us @cftrust or tag us on Instagram @cftrustuk to share your favourite CF stories.

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