Schoolboy author donates book profits to diabetes charity
The book is free to read online, and Max has asked that those who enjoyed reading it make a donation to show their appreciation. The book is about a young orphan boy who invents a time machine so that he can go back in time and stop his parents being hurt in an accident.
Max says he has wanted to write a book for a long time; the idea originated from homework he was set at school, which he developed into an online book . The book has already raised over GBP100.
Max said "I think diabetes is not very nice; it is very hard for Gabrielle, but she copes very well. It is hard for Mum and Dad: they have to remind her to wash her hands to do her prick test, do her injections and record her results. Then we have to deal with her hypos . I am getting good at knowing when she is having a hypo and I go and tell Mum and Dad. My sister Ellen helps her at school and her friends really help too."
Of course, there was another book with the same title - written by HG Wells, who also happened to be an original founder of Diabetes UK.
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