Sticking sharp needles into small children doesn't sound like a nice thing to do - but sometimes you have to 'be cruel to be kind'. Since the 18th century, immunisation has saved millions of people from deadly diseases - and in future, as new techniques are invented, we might even be able to do away with that needle.
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I write short books for short children and longer books for longer people. I've been writing fiction and non-fiction for young people, and non-fiction since the last millennium - luckily, the end of the last millennium and I'm not even nearly 1000 years old. I particularly enjoy reading and writing stories with a bit of a twist and, for older readers, an eleMore about Anne Rooney