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 has written and illustrated over 80 picture books, which have been published in over 20 different countries. As well as producing many best-sellers, Britta
has won numerous awards including a Special Mention at the Bologna Ragazzi, Most Innovative Picture Book at the Junior Design Awards and her recent bestseller Bee, has been shortlisted for the 2017 Independent Booksellers Award. After 17 years in the UK, Britta
now lives and works in Berlin with her Scottish husband, son Vincent and their old cat Oskar. Follow Britta on Instagram here.

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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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