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
Mark Bergin was born in Hastings, England. He has written over twenty books, including It's Fun to Draw Farm Animals and It's Fun to Draw Safari Animals . He has done many book designs, layouts, and storyboards in many styles, including cartoons for numerous books, posters, and advertisements. He lives with his wife and threeMore about Mark Bergin