The Stars Twinkle Brightly is the story of an eight-year-old boy who discovers he has cancer. The story transforms an otherwise unpleasing topic into a usefully informative, and highly uplifting one. The end of the boy's plight with cancer leaves the reader feeling joyful and comforted and serves as a testimony for the power of perseverance and the love of one' family. The illustrations, give life to the boy's courage and determination in a colourful and cheerful way. The author takes her own battles with cancer and gives the reader a first had account of the challenges faced in Childhood Cancers. This book promises to provide a positive perspective on the many negatives of childhood cancer. A chance to make a child, who is braving cancer smile, is a chance t to be missed.