by Esther Fausett
Little Warriors, Big Lives is an engaging poetry picture book that empowers and comforts children battling critical illnesses that are both winning and losing their fight. It allows caregivers, friends, and family to read to children relatable poems that are positive, upbeat, daring, optimistic, fun, and heart-warming despite their diagnosis. It’s a collection of enjoyable literary works that collides the pediatric critical illness world with encouragement, solace, and lightheartedness.
Esther Fausett is a first time author and mother of two that resides with her husband in Northern Virginia. Esther graduated from Barry University with a degree in Biology and later started her masters in Criminal Justice. She’s an avid traveler that enjoys adventures and has incorporated these explorations with her young children. Her son, Solomon, was diagnosed a week after his second birthday with Neuroblastoma, stage 3. The goal behind Esther’s work is to actively help children with critical illnesses identify their inner might, the love and support from their community, and to be encouraged and feel comfort. Inspiration for her book comes from her son’s journey and all of the cancer families and medical staff she was privileged to meet during this experience