Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way To Explain Death To Children

Paperback | October 1, 1983

byBryan MellonieIllustratorRobert Ingpen

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When the death of a relative, a friend, or a pet happens or is about to happen . . . how can we help a child to understand?
 
Lifetimes is a moving book for children of all ages, even parents too. It lets us explain life and death in a sensitive, caring, beautiful way. Lifetimes tells us about beginnings. And about endings. And about living in between. With large, wonderful illustrations, it tells about plants. About animals. About people. It tells that dying is as much a part of living as being born. It helps us to remember. It helps us to understand.
 
Lifetimes . . . a very special, very important book for you and your child. The book that explains—beautifully—that all living things have their own special Lifetimes.

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A pet . . . a friend . . . or a relative dies, and it must be explained to a child. This sensitive book is a useful tool in explaining to children that death is a part of life and that, eventually, all living things reach the end of their own special lifetimes

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When the death of a relative, a friend, or a pet happens or is about to happen . . . how can we help a child to understand?   Lifetimes is a moving book for children of all ages, even parents too. It lets us explain life and death in a sensitive, caring, beautiful way. Lifetimes tells us about beginnings. And about endings. And about l...

Bryan Mellonie is the author of Lifetimes.Robert Ingpen is an award-winning illustrator of numerous books, including The Encyclopedia of Events That Changed the World, The Encyclopedia of Ideas That Changed the World, and The Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 8 × 8.3 × 0.2 inPublished:October 1, 1983Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0553344021

ISBN - 13:9780553344028

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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A pet . . . a friend . . . or a relative dies, and it must be explained to a child. This sensitive book is a useful tool in explaining to children that death is a part of life and that, eventually, all living things reach the end of their own special lifetimes