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Hardback:Sniff:2010 Hardback
Author: Yokococo
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Walker
Resource type: Physical
Note: Where is Fennel the dog off to with Granny's slipper on his nose? As Fennel goes on a day's outing he meets all sorts of characters wondering what he's up to with that slipper. But his reply is always the same: sniff. This picture book celebrates family love, particularly the special place reserved for a pet dog. Pre-School
[25] p. ; 26 cm (hbk)
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1408326337
Hardback:The memory tree:2013 Hardback
Author: Teckentrup, Britta
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Orchard
Resource type: Physical
Note: Fox has lived a long and happy life in the forest. One day, he lies down in his favourite clearing, takes a deep breath and falls asleep forever. Before long, Fox's friends begin to gather in the clearing. One by one, they tell stories of the special moments that they shared with Fox. And, as they share their memories, a tree blooms, big and strong, eventually watching over all the friends, just as Fox did when he was alive. This gentle and comforting tale celebrates life and the memories that are left behind when a loved one dies. Pre-School
25 unnumbered pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 25 cm (hbk)
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0385610815
Hardback:Lob:2010 Hardback
Lob
Author: Newbery, Linda
Author: Smy, Pam
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: David Fickling
Resource type: Physical
Note: You have to be a special person to see Lob - that's what Lucy's Grandpa Will says. Lucy's parents don't believe in him. But Lucy does. And then she finally catches sight of the Green Man in Grandpa's garden. Lob is here - and he's real! Ages 5 - 12
217 p., ill. ; 20 cm (hbk)
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0957124503
Paperback:The copper tree:2012 Paperback
Author: Robinson, Hilary
Artist: Stanley, Mandy
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Strauss House Productions
Resource type: Physical
Note: When Olivia's teacher, Miss Evans, dies, the children at her school are encouraged to think of everything that reminds them of her. This book is about love and legacy and will help children understand that while sadness is an inevitable part of grief, death is not necessarily the end for what is left behind can be everlasting. Ages 5 - 12
26 unnumbered pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 26 cm (pbk)
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0571323766
Hardback:Grief is the thing with feathers:2015 Hardback
Author: Porter, Max
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother's sudden death. Their father, a Ted Hughes scholar and scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness. In this moment of despair they are visited by Crow - antagonist, trickster, healer, babysitter. This self-described sentimental bird is attracted to the grieving family and threatens to stay until they no longer need him. As weeks turn to months and physical pain of loss gives way to memories, this little unit of three begin to heal. General adult
114 pages ; 21 cm (hbk)
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1408326345
Paperback:The memory tree:2014 Paperback
Author: Teckentrup, Britta
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Orchard
Resource type: Physical
Note: Fox has lived a long and happy life in the forest. One day, he lies down in his favourite clearing, takes a deep breath and falls asleep forever. Before long, Fox's friends begin to gather in the clearing. One by one, they tell stories of the special moments that they shared with Fox. And, as they share their memories, a tree blooms, big and strong, eventually watching over all the friends, just as Fox did when he was alive. This gentle and comforting tale celebrates life and the memories that are left behind when a loved one dies. Pre-School
25 unnumbered pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 25 cm (pbk)
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