Farewell, Grandpa Elephant A Picture Book Story About Death by Isabel Abedi
  

Synopsis

Farewell, Grandpa Elephant A Picture Book Story About Death by Isabel Abedi

Grandpa Elephant knows that it is his time to go to the elephant graveyard, and so he begins his farewells to his grandchildren. The young elephants are confused, but they soon realize that although there is sadness, there are also countless possibilities within the mystery of death. Maybe Grandpa Elephant will go to heaven and walk on clouds, or maybe he will be reincarnated. Even he does not know. Though the little elephants will never see Grandpa Elephant again, they learn that he will live on in their thoughts and dreams. Helping children deal with the loss of a loved one can be difficult, but this book can make it easier to explain what is happening in terms that they will understand. Through the elephants' eyes, children learn that even though they will never see a beloved face again, there is the possibility of life after death, and the certainty of preservation through their memory.

About the Author

Isabel Abedi is the author of numerous children's books. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Hamburg, Germany. Miriam Cordes has illustrated twenty-six picture books. Born in 1970 in Hamburg, she studied at the Institute of Graphic Art and Design at the Hamburg College of Visual Arts, and now illustrates full time. She currently lives in Germany.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Isabel Abedi
More books by Isabel Abedi

Publisher

Publication date

21st June 2012

ISBN

9781616086558


It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools