The Balloon Cloud by Clare Hanlon


The Balloon Cloud by Clare Hanlon

Henry's balloon slips from his hand and drifts into the drifts up and up to the balloon cloud, a special cloud in the sky where all the lost balloons go. When Henry was little, his brother Sam died and Henry still misses him. Do you think Sam would like to play in the balloon cloud? asks Henry. Yes, Sam loved balloons, replies his mother. Henry and his friends embark on a journey to find the balloon cloud. A touching story with beautiful illustrations, The Balloon Cloud is a story about loss, letting go and remembering those who are no longer with us.

About the Author

Clare Hanlon is the mother of an inspirational little boy who passed away. Her aim is to help children and parents discuss the loss of a child using this book as a handy resource. Clare was also involved in establishing the Musical Moment Trust at Challenge in Victoria, Australia. The proceeds from this book shall be donated to the Trust. Mal Webster is a graphic designer and illustrator who has been passionate about books and drawing for as long as he can remember. Mal also works as a publicist and teacher at a regional Victorian high school. The Balloon Cloud is the fourth picture book project that Mal has worked on.

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32 pages


Clare Hanlon
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Publication date

1st October 2013



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