We all have sad stuff - maybe you have some right now, as you read this. What makes Michael Rosen most sad is thinking about his son, Eddie, who died. In this book he writes about his sadness, how it affects him and some of the things he does to try to cope with it. Whether or not you have known what it's like to feel really deeply sad, its truth will surely touch you.
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With unmitigated honesty, a touch of humor, and sensitive illustrations by Quentin Blake, Michael Rosen explores the experience of sadness in a way that resonates with us all.
Sad things happen to everyone, and sometimes people feel sad for no reason at all. What makes Michael Rosen sad is thinking about his son, Eddie, who died suddenly at the age of eighteen. The author writes about his sadness, how it affects him, and some of the things he does to cope with it--like telling himself that everyone has sad stuff (not just him) and trying each day to do something he can be proud of. Expressively illustrated by the extraordinary Quentin Blake, this is a very personal story that speaks to everyone, from children to parents to grandparents, teachers to grief counselors. Whether or not you have known what it's like to feel deeply sad, the truth of this book will surely touch you.About the Author:
Michael Rosen, MA, PhD is one of the most popular contemporary poets and authors of books for children. His titles include "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" (Winner of the Smarties Book Prize). The presenter of "Word of Mouth" on BBC Radio 4, he received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997. Quentin Blake was the first Children's Laureate. One of the world's foremost illustrators, he has won numerous awards for his books.
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Descripción 0-7445 Walker Books LTD, 2013. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Estado de conservación: Nuevo. 06/06/2013. Nº de ref. de la librería 202444