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Olive and Babyland

Olive and Babyland

by Marchie Bracken
Paperback
Publication Date: 16/11/2016
  $38.49
When five-year-old Olive learns that Samantha's grandmother has died, she goes to her daddy and asks what dying is. In order to answer her question, Olive's daddy tells her a tale from when he was a little boy about a baby bird that had fallen out of its nest. The story of what happens next helps Olive understand that death is about love.

This children's story seeks in a loving, ecumenical, and sensitive way to help children understand what death is.

"March Bracken has, again, articulated death in a manner that is light and natural. Discussions of death can be just as difficult with adults as with children. This story breathes its 'love light' onto a topic we find so challenging to approach. ... I can absolutely see how this soft tale of a child and her father could positively impact those dealing with stages of dementia. The story is refreshing, brief and honest."
--Tricia James, LCSW, hospice social worker

"In Olive and Babyland, March Bracken has written a tender and evocative tale of death and rebirth for children and their adults, a tale that explains death in gentle words and images that speak in 'love light.'"
--Bertha Rogers, poet, master teaching artist, founding director of Bright Hill Press and Literary Center
ISBN:
9781480838895
9781480838895
Category:
Children's / Teenage fiction & true stories
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
16-11-2016
Publisher:
Archway Publishing
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
34
Dimensions (mm):
280x216x2mm
Weight:
0.13kg

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