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Marie from The Little Green Monster Book

Meet Marie

A little girl whose family is impacted by cancer. 

The Little Green Monster

Meet the Little Green Monster

Marie’s friend who helps her process emotions with imagination and creativity.

Meet Mama & Papa

Meet Mama & Papa

Marie’s mother undergoing cancer treatment. Marie’s father and her mother’s caregiver.

About the Book 

The Little Green Monster: Cancer Magic by LGM director and breast cancer survivor, Sharon Chappell, helps families talk about cancer, diagnosis, treatment and the feelings that accompany the cancer journey.

The story celebrates the joy of everyday moments that families spend together while enduring difficult times. The Little Green Monster helps book character Marie and her family survive and thrive through her mother’s treatment. The book includes cancer and feelings vocabulary, as well as cancer resources and activities. The book explores the questions like: What can you expect while a loved one goes through treatment? While science does its work, what can love and everyday magic do to help?

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