Everywhere And All Around by Pimm Van HestEverywhere And All Around by Pimm Van Hest

Everywhere And All Around

byPimm Van HestIllustratorSassafras De Bruyn

Hardcover | September 16, 2016

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Yolanda's mom has died.One moment she was breathing. And the next moment she wasn't.She was there, and yet she wasn't.Where could her mom be now?'If you look for me, my darling, you will find me,'her mom had told her.So Yolanda decides to go looking.Looking for her mom who died.Along the way she gets help and insights from some wonderful people.A poetic story about loss and about a little girl's inspiring belief and touching confidence.
After having worked as a teacher for one year, Pimm van Hest started his studies in ?psychology' when he met his present partner. Soon it became clear they wanted to adopt a child. In 2007 their daughter Moira came into their lives. Since Moira's arrival he works at home full-time. Kristof Devos is a Belgium-based graphic artist wh...
Title:Everywhere And All AroundFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9.75 × 10.25 × 0.32 inPublished:September 16, 2016Publisher:ClavisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1605372692

ISBN - 13:9781605372693


Editorial Reviews

One of the best books I have ever read. Yolonda showed such a great example of that, so kids can understand what it is like to go through tough times." - The Cat Circle Book Reviews'Absolutely beautiful story.' - Shannon Hearne, LibrarianA Top Book of 2016 Pick. "A moving presentation of the ways people ? and especially little people ? find meaning in death. If you work with children in any capacity, but especially in education or counselling, you need this book in your life. The text and illustrations work so perfectly together to address a difficult topic and the end result is a memorable reading experience that will be returned to again and again." - Bruce Gargoyle, The Bookshelf Gargoyle'A heart wrenching story about loss and how to copy with it? the most beautiful drawings? This book could help so many children. A beautiful book sending a strong message.' - Kirst Aust, Elementary Educator'Lovely. Highly recommended for its tender approach to a difficult subject.' - Carlyn Morenus, Librarian'Absolutely beautiful! The illustrations are captivating and the poetic words intriguing. This is a wonderful way for a child to learn how to deal with the death of a parent and how even after the parent is gone that they never truly leave.' - Elizabeth Gaynor, Librarian"This book provides an excellent way to guide a child through their trauma, without causing any additional sad emotions. The illustrations are gorgeous, it is clear that there was a lot of thought put into every page of this book with amazing imagery and well thought out words." - Kathryn Zebrowki, Elementary Educator"A touching book that helps explain that mom is everywhere." - Ryan Franklin, Mattoon Public Library"van Hest's prose is both touching aND moving? . the illustrations? were beautifully wrought and accurately reflected the situations being described? . a great book for children who need to cope with loss or grief and the author does a good job at capturing a child's voice." - Nicole Martin, Youth Services librarian, Niles, MI"A very helpful read for those going through the loss of a family member with small children." - Stacy McCain, Goodreads"Everywhere and all around is at the same time sad and full of hope and love. ? .The illustrations accompany perfectly the story, from dark and sad at the beginning, to colorful and illuminated at the end. Death is a hard topic to talk to a kid who has lost a beloved one, and I think this story faces it in a respectful and appropriate way." - Sandra Lema, Reviews in Chalk "