Goodbye Grandma by Melanie Walsh
  

Goodbye Grandma

Written by Melanie Walsh
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Synopsis

Goodbye Grandma by Melanie Walsh

A lift-the-flap book to help very young children cope with bereavement. When a little boy is told that his grandma has died, he isn't really sure what death means. In this reassuring lift-the-flap book with bold and colourful illustrations, he asks his mum important questions about death and bereavement. Why do people have to die? What happens to them once they are dead? What can he do to remember his grandma? Through this gentle dialogue between parent and child, Melanie Walsh sensitively explores the issues surrounding death and bereavement from a child's perspective.

About the Author

Melanie Walsh

Melanie Walsh studied at Harrow School of Art and the Royal College of Art. She has now written over forty children's books, which include My Green Day, Ten Things I Can Do to Help My World, Living with Mum and Living with Dad and Goodbye Grandma. Melanie says, "This is the book my son didn’t have when he was young. I wanted to write a book that explained Asperger’s Syndrome to classmates, friends and relatives in a simple, gentle and positive way. Children who have ASD do have challenges, but also many amazing strengths.” Melanie lives with her family in Bath. Read more about the author here.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Melanie Walsh
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st May 2015

ISBN

9781406359954


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