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NF Hero Book

NF Hero Book



Neuro-fibroma-tosis.  But you can call me the NF Hero for short."

- Alex (NF Hero)

Want a fun and easy way to introduce young children to Neurofibromatosis? The NF Hero Book is an uplifting story about Alex the NF Hero, who shows his friend why having NF makes you a superhero and gives you superpowers. 

He teaches him that although he is not good at everything, no superhero is. 

Written by Lana Melbourne and illustrated by Luke Harrap, it is the perfect resource for pre-schools, primary schools and other early learning centres to be able to explain what it means to live with NF. 


"Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) is one of the most common genetic conditions affecting approximately one in 2,500 individuals and can affect anyone, regardless of race, gender, or ethnic background. This is the story of Alex.... The NF Hero".

Purchase Price:  $10 per book