Missing Mummy A Book About Bereavement by Rebecca Cobb
  

Synopsis

Missing Mummy A Book About Bereavement by Rebecca Cobb

Written and illustrated by a new talent in children's picture books, this extraordinary book deals with the loss of a parent from a child's point of view. Perfectly pitched text and evocative artwork explore the many emotions a bereaved child may experience, from anger to guilt and from sadness to bewilderment. And importantly, the book also focuses on the positive -- the recognition that the child is still part of a family, and that his memories of his mother are to be treasured. Beautifully illustrated with moments of wonderful warmth and the gentlest humour, this is a touching, honest and helpful book that approaches a difficult subject with great integrity.

About the Author

Rebecca Cobb

Rebecca Cobb is rapidly establishing herself as one of the most talented names in picture books.

Since graduating from Falmouth College of Arts she has published a number of well-received books with Macmillan, including the heart-breakingly beautiful Missing Mummy and the critically acclaimed Aunt Amelia. Twice shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal, Rebecca won the Waterstones' Children's Book Prize for her brilliant book Lunchtime. In addition to working on her own books and collaborating with the inimitable Julia Donaldson for Macmillan, Rebecca illustrates stories written by Richard Curtis for Puffin. Rebecca lives in Falmouth with her husband and young daughter.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: 3

Author

Rebecca Cobb
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Author's Website

www.rebeccacobb.co.uk/index...

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

6th April 2012

ISBN

9780230749511


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