Laura wrote this story for a very brave little boy called William who had his legs and fingers amputated as a result of sepsis to help him come to terms with his differences and explain what had happened to his friends. Laura’s friend and artist Buster Fisher drew beautiful illustrations. This led to Laura receiving an award from the Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust where she works as a clinical nurse specialist for children’s burns and plastic surgery, which was covered by East Midlands Today, BBC Breakfast News and the Nottingham Post.
William's New Legs
William and his best friend Stinky Ted were swimming in the sea when they met a very naughty shark and crocodile. William had his legs stolen but the clever boy found lots of different legs to try before finding the perfect pair.A story about friendship, limb loss, and recovery....