Durham children’s author will donate book profits to Cancer Research UK

A selection of books by Ian

A Durham author has chosen to donate profits sold from his books to charity.

Ian Henderson, 57, started writing books after he was involved in a car crash that left him seriously injured.

He wrote his first book, “Jack and Annie’s Magical Garden” after his accident, and it has a Goodreads rating of 4.23. The illustrations were done by her good friend Sheena Lee.

All of Ian’s books are aimed at young readers, but can be enjoyed at any age.

Ian, who works in a supermarket, was not a big reader before writing his books, only reading books on vacation, but after his accident he became interested in writing books, and now he wants to help use his books to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

He said: “I think cancer affects everyone somewhere along the line. People are taking part in the Race for Life and that’s a great thing to do.

“My wife and granddaughter have done it a few times and when I could I went to see it and I think it’s fantastic.

“One or two of my colleagues have lost loved ones to cancer and have jumped planes to help raise funds, which again is fantastic.

“I can’t run and I certainly don’t want to jump out of a plane, so rather than do any of those things I thought I’d sell my books through Amazon.”

Approximately 50% of each sale will be donated to charity.

You can buy Ian’s books here.

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