When Someone You Love Dies: An Explanation of Death for Children

When Someone You Love Dies: An Explanation of Death for Children

by Robert V. Dodd, R. V. Dodd
     
 

Written as a resource for children, the text includes an introduction for parents/guardians, but the body of the book is written for children to read themselves. Or, an adult or older sibling can read the book to a younger child. The revision of this classic resource (first published in 1986) is intended to make it more obvious that the book is for children. The

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Written as a resource for children, the text includes an introduction for parents/guardians, but the body of the book is written for children to read themselves. Or, an adult or older sibling can read the book to a younger child. The revision of this classic resource (first published in 1986) is intended to make it more obvious that the book is for children. The typographic cover has been changed to a full-color illustration and the text design reworked to make it more appropriate for children.

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a time to weep, and a time to laugh;

a time to mourn, and a time to dance..."

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780687450251
Publisher:
Abingdon Press
Publication date:
12/28/1986
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
16
Sales rank:
730,111
Product dimensions:
5.26(w) x 7.33(h) x 0.08(d)
Age Range:
3 - 8 Years

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