Little Troopers is the first tri-service charity providing vital support to children with a parent serving in the British Armed Forces.
RAF wife Donna David is a children’s picture book writer who knows just how difficult life can be for British Armed Forces children.The author is a Mum-of-three is married to serving Airman, who can often be away for weeks or months at a time.
That’s why Donna has penned the first three books in a six-part series of stories, in conjunction with military charity ‘Little Troopers’.The story books,aimed at young people aged between 3 and 10 years old, follow military children through their unique lives and the sometimes challenging situations they face. The books are formed of letters written by fictional characters Tom, Tilly and Freddie,who write to their serving military parents,opening up about their thoughts and feelings.
There are three book titles in the series so far,two entitled ‘Dear Daddy, aimed at the children of Royal Air Force and Royal Navy servicemen. A third book, Dear Mummy’, is perfect for the Sons and daughters of female soldiers and for children with more than one serving parent as it follows a dual family.