Cystic Fibrosis is one of the most common, life-limiting conditions in the world. You can’t catch it. You inherit it from your parents. Why is Cystic Fibrosis so devastating? How do your parents make you ill? What is DNA anyway and how does it work?Join Alina, part of your DNA, as she takes you on an educational tour of the science behind genetics in general and this condition in particular. Understand the role DNA plays in your body. Learn the language of genes and chromosomes through a compelling narrative captured in both words and pictures. Find out about the ancient history of the disease and what doctors and scientists are doing about it now. Offering an insight into the fundamental building blocks of our survival, My DNA Diary: Cystic Fibrosis is the first in the “Genetics for Kids” series. This book is a light introduction to such a fascinating and complex STEM subject. It distils our current knowledge of the genetics of this inherited disorder into short, simple, child-friendly segments of information. Each point is supported by fun and colourful illustrations. Ideal for home, primary and elementary school education. Lisa Mullan has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry. She spent several years coordinating and teaching courses for biologists all over the world before settling down to bring up her two children. She now uses the Dinky Amigos to introduce the concept of DNA in primary schools.