Dennis loses his hair

  • Comic
  • Age 7+
Illustration of Dennis and friends

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GOSH Play team says:

“This unique comic opens up discussion around hospital visits, treatment and their impact in an accessible way for young people, whilst highlighting how play can help children to express and explore often sensitive subjects like hair loss.”

For sick children, dealing with a serious illness can be tough. In this mini comic strip, Dennis – along with sidekick Gnasher – explores how play can help him cope.

Coping strategies

Being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia comes out of the blue for Dennis. Being in hospital. Losing his hair. Feeling sick. It’s a lot to take in.

But, with a bit of help from the GOSH Play team, he finds his own coping strategies.

Join Dennis on his journey – read the comic and download your copy.