In 2015, when I was in my last year of
specialisation in medicine, I spent almost my entire summer baby-sitting
my nephews. Amongst all the mess, tantrums and sticky fingers (ugh…and
there was a lot of each!), we had time to talk about helping each other,
caring one for the other and of course… medicine.

Soon I realised that, beside playing and different activities, my niece and nephew desired stories as part of the learning process. That is how the series The Incredible Ordinary Hero or The Brave Bystander was born. The two main characters Emma and Danny are based on my niece Cristina and my nephew Daniel.

is just about the most kind and competitive girl you could ever meet…
until Daniel her very smart, but sometimes grumpy, little cousin, shows
up. What could go wrong when you have those two together?

The First Aid Kit (Coloring Book)

The First Aid Kit (Coloring Book)

Danny is looking for an adventure. “Adventures are everywhere, just keep your eyes wide open Danny!” his uncle tells him. However, the chances look grim, until he finds a mysterious box. The series “The Incredible Ordinary Hero or The Brave Bystander” empowers children to step up to face various daily incidents. By following Danny and…
The Incredible Ordinary Hero: Burns

The Incredible Ordinary Hero: Burns

What would you do if you saw someone who was hurt? For her birthday, Emma has one single wish. She wants to help people. However she is a little doubtful when her mother tells her she can be a hero.“But a hero needs superpowers! the girl said.” Yet, when her cousin is in danger, she has to…