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Fritzy Finds a Hat

A Gentle Tale to Help Talk with Children About Cancer

Illustrated by Brad Paisley

Fritzy’s mom has cancer, which is pretty scary. But Fritzy is on a mission to find his mom the perfect hat she can wear to her treatments. What will he find?

"It’s the softest place for a child to land on this topic. Something that will cushion your mind, your body and your spirit.” Larry Flick, SiriusXM

In this charming children’s book, Olympic gold medal-winning figure skater and bestselling author Scott Hamilton teams up with country music superstar Brad Paisley to share a story that will help parents talk with their children about cancer. The story centers around an ice-skating little boy named Fritzy who learns his mom has cancer. Each new page has him searching for a different hat for his mom to wear as she undergoes cancer treatments.

The delightful illustrations by Brad Paisley lend an air of whimsy and thoughtfulness while the gentle storyline by cancer survivor Scott Hamilton teaches children a powerful message of how their love and support can sometimes be the best medicine. Fritzy Finds a Hat can be read to younger children or given to older children to read themselves. 

Proceeds from the book will benefit vital cancer research through the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation and at Moffitt Cancer Center as well as Moffitt's Families First Program.