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"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)
"Sensitively written" (Woman's Own)
"'An enchanting tale'" (Joanna Sayers EYE)
One of the most enduring books ever. This was Susan Varley's first picture book and for it she won the Mother Goose Award for most exciting newcomer to children's book illustration.See all Product Description
I brought this book after my 85 year old nan passed away. I was very honest with my 7 year old daughter and explained to her about death and all that I believe happen afterwards. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Ami Wilkins
I've used this story on numerous occasions with children and adults, in groups and 1:1. never fails!Published 15 days ago by Baprev
This is a lovely book, bought for my sensitive 3.5 year old when her great-grandfather died. I searched for something suitable and they were either religious, aimed at a child who... Read morePublished 15 days ago by ScottyK
Brilliant for helping small people to come to terms with losing someone close to them. Prompts some questions and cross referencing to their own experience.Published 28 days ago by C25
It's a sensitively written book , written for children experiencing the loss of a loved one. JudithPublished 1 month ago by hydehandseek1
I first received a copy of this book when I was 5 and last month I read an extract at my Dad's funeral as it said everything I wanted to. Its beautifully written and illustrated. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Becky Sherlock
This is an excellent book for a child who has lost someone they love.Published 2 months ago by Fiona Allan
Excellent book and one of a selection my Mothers' Union branch have purchased for using in schools in our town. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Linda Ramsay