Story by Carla Mooney, Illustrated by Kathleen Spale
Publisher: Story Pie Press (2011) 32 Pages
Ages 4 to 8
Samson's Tale is a wonderfully written and warmly illustrated picture book that tells the story of a young boy with leukemia from his pet perspective. This wonderful story chronicles the boy's experience with chemotherapy and his illness. It may help young readers as well as their parents understand and appreciate a child's experience of coping with a blood cancer in a hopeful manner with the help of his loyal pet.