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Badger's Parting Gifts Susan Varley

Badger's Parting Gifts By Susan Varley

Badger's Parting Gifts by Susan Varley

New RRP £7.99
Condition - Very Good
40+ in stock


Features a helpful reading guide from Child Bereavement UK that provides tips for reading Badger's Parting Gifts with children and helping them better understand grief.

Badger's Parting Gifts Summary

Badger's Parting Gifts: A picture book to help children deal with death by Susan Varley

Winner of the Mother Goose Award and endorsed by Child Bereavement UK as a book to help children through bereavement. Badger is so old that he knows he will soon die. He tries to prepare his friends for this event, but when he does die, they are still grief-stricken. Gradually they come to terms with their grief by remembering all the practical things Badger taught them, and so Badger lives on in his friends' memories of him. Endorsed by Child Bereavement UK and with reading notes and online resources in the back of the book.

Badger's Parting Gifts Reviews

I bow down to this one. It left me with a lump in the throat, and I would have no qualms at all about recommending it to any child. Tender, poignant, touching. Good book. -- Martin Waddell * Irish News *
Varley's text is sensitive, comforting, gentle. This is one sensible and honest approach to death for the young. -- Elaine Moss * T. L. S. *
Beautifully detailed ink and watercolour illustrations carry the reader right into the heart of this story * Carousel *
[One of] the best children's books for help during hard times... Badger's Parting Gifts has helped millions of children understand death * The Sun *
Sensitively written * Woman's Own *

About Susan Varley

Susan Varley is an award-winning artist who has illustrated many books for Andersen Press. Her picture book Badger's Parting Gifts that deals with grief, is one of the most enduring of all time, winning many prizes, including the Mother Goose Award in 1985.

Additional information

Badger's Parting Gifts: A picture book to help children deal with death by Susan Varley
Used - Very Good
Andersen Press Ltd
Winner of Mother Goose Award (UK).
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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