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Badger's Parting Gifts

By Susan Varley

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.

Badger is so old that he knows he will soon die. He tries to prepare his friends for this event, but 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.

  • A beautiful story which deals sensitively and reassuringly with the subject of death - perfect for helping children understand death.

About the author

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

ISBN: 9780862640620
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: March 26, 1984
Dimensions: 255 x 210mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $26.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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