Overview

On the morning after Christmas, Toby's family begins the day like any other holiday. All of a sudden everything changes when someone phones to tell them that Toby's aunt has died in a car accident. They pack up and drive to his grandparents' house in the country where all the family are gathered.
After the ceremony at the funeral home, everyone goes to the family home. Toby notices that although everyone is very sad, they are also able to smile, chat and even sing. He wonders ...
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Toby's Very Important Question

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Overview

On the morning after Christmas, Toby's family begins the day like any other holiday. All of a sudden everything changes when someone phones to tell them that Toby's aunt has died in a car accident. They pack up and drive to his grandparents' house in the country where all the family are gathered.
After the ceremony at the funeral home, everyone goes to the family home. Toby notices that although everyone is very sad, they are also able to smile, chat and even sing. He wonders why people can be both happy and sad. He also wants to know what happens when a person dies.
This story brings out all the questions a curious child might ask when someone dies in a family.
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"Toby's Very Important Question is an excellent book to introduce children to the emotions they might experience and the questions that they might ask in the face of the death of a loved one."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781459500006
  • Publisher: Formac Publishing Company, Limited
  • Publication date: 7/27/2011
  • Series: Formac First Novels , #51
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 1
  • Age range: 5 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 4.25 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.25 (d)
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

JEAN LEMIEUX is a doctor, as well as an author of many popular and award-winning children's books. After working for many years on the Magdalen Islands, he now resides in Quebec.
SOPHIE CASSON is a graphic designer, specialising in illustration. She lived for many years in Africa, but more recently in Montreal.
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