17 Apr 2024

Childhood eczema children's book to help young sufferers

From Afternoons, 1:25 pm on 17 April 2024

Eczema is a common condition amongst Kiwi kids and adolescents.

In fact, between 13 and 15 percent of them experience the effects, and that number is even higher for Māori and Pasifika children.

Today author Kristin Kelly has published a book for them to better understand the condition and its symptoms.

It's called 'Mitchell Itches'. Kristin speaks to Jesse.

Mitchell Itches book cover

Mitchell Itches book cover Photo: supplied via Exile Publishing