Badger's parting gifts (Book, 2019) []
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Badger's parting gifts

Badger's parting gifts

Author: Susan Varley
Publisher: London : Andersen Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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.

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Genre/Form: Children's stories
picture books
Juvenile works
Picture books
Livres d'images
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Varley
ISBN: 9781849395144 1849395144
OCLC Number: 1101420273
Notes: Originally published: London: Andersen, 1984.
Awards: Winner of Mother Goose Award (UK).
Target Audience: Ages: 0+.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 23 x 27 cm
Responsibility: Susan Varley.


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"I bow down to this one. It left me with a lump in the throat, and I would have no qualms at all about recommending it to any child. Tender, poignant, touching. Good book." -- Martin Waddell * Irish Read more...

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