Badger's Parting Gifts

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HarperCollins, Jul 16, 1992 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
Badger's friends are sad when he dies but treasure the memories he left them. "The gentle message holds particular validity for children and is conveyed in a tenderhearted. ..manner."-- Book1ist.

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User Review  - Lake_Oswego_UCC - LibraryThing

Badger is old and dies quietly one night. The following day his good forest friends discover this, and over the winter they - and especially Mole - grieve quietly. Come spring they recall happy days ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

It helps to have a view of death that is compatible with the idea of 'going down the Long Tunnel.' or at least to be able to talk to your child about different views of death. This is not for the ... Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Susan Varley was born in Blackpool, England, in 1961, and studied illustration and graphic design at Manchester Polytechnic. She is the author-illustrator of Badger’s Parting Gifts, for which she won the Mother Goose Award as "the most exciting newcomer to British children’s book illustration."

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