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Badger's Parting Gifts

By Susan Varley

35th anniversary special edition!

Badger is so old that he knows he must soon die, so he does his best to prepare his friends. When he finally passes away, they are grief-stricken, but one by one they remember the special things he taught them during his life. By sharing their memories, they realise that although Badger is no longer with them physically, he lives on through his friends. Celebrating the 35th anniversary of this quintessential and multi award-winning picture book about losing a loved one. 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. Endorsed by Child Bereavement UK. 'Badger’s Parting Gifts provides young children with a means to understand grief’ CHILD BEREAVEMENT UK 'The best book for children on this theme.' THE TIMES EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT Winner of the Mother Goose Award 1985.

  • A beautiful story sensitively and reassuringly told - perfect for helping children understand death.
  • Andersen Press are working with Child Bereavement UK on resources and media moment with spokesperson.
  • Anniversary edition 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.

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: 9781849395144
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: January 3, 2019
Dimensions: 270 x 230mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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