The Memory Tree by Britta Teckentrup
  

Synopsis

The Memory Tree by Britta Teckentrup

A beautiful and heartfelt picture book to help children celebrate the memories left behind when a loved one dies. Fox has lived a long and happy life in the forest. One day, he lies down in his favourite clearing, takes a deep breath, and falls asleep for ever. Before long, Fox's friends begin to gather in the clearing. One by one, they tell stories of the special moments that they shared with Fox. And, as they share their memories, a tree begins to grow, becoming bigger and stronger, sheltering and protecting all the animals in the forest, just as Fox did when he was alive. This uplifting, lyrical story about the loss of a loved one is perfect for sharing and will bring comfort to both children and parents.

About the Author

Britta Teckentrup

Britta Teckentrup is an award winning illustrator, author and fine artist. She was born in Hamburg, growing up in a town called Wuppertal. She moved to London in 1988 to study illustration and fine art at St Martin’s College and the Royal College of Art.

Britta is the author and illustrator of many well-loved books for children, including the bestselling The Memory Tree, The Odd One Out and Grumpy Cat, which was selected by the Booktrust’s Bookstart scheme - 250,000 copies to be distributed to families throughout the UK.

Britta has written and illustrated over 80 children’s picture books which have been published in over
20 different countries. Her fine art work has been frequently exhibited at her London gallery and at
art fairs all over the world. After 17 years in the UK Britta now lives and works in Berlin with her Scottish
husband, son Vincent and their old cat, Oskar.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: To 5

Author

Britta Teckentrup
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Author's Website

www.brittateckentrup.com/

Publisher

Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

2nd October 2014

ISBN

9781408326343


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