On the Wings of a Butterfly: A Story about Life and Death

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Parenting Press, Inc., 1992 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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How can you explain death to a child? This uplifting story will help children who are confronting death. Meant to encourage discussion about death as a normal part of life, this book describes a young cancer patient who finds comfort in her friendship with a caterpillar. As the caterpillar prepares for transformation into a butterfly, the two share their fears and concerns about the unknown. ..". An indispensable tool for coping in the face of oncoming loss, " notes Earl A. Grollman, D.D., author of Talking about Death: A Dialogue Between Parent and Child. Now back in print in paperback as a result of hundreds of requests.
 

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Lisa is dying of cancer and finds comfort and support in her friendship with Sonya, a caterpillar about to turn into a butterfly. The two of them explore their unknown futures together. Lisa's parents ... Read full review

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Co-founded the University of Florida Medical Schools Arts in Medicine program.

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