The Tenth Good Thing about Barney
"In simple phrases narrated by a child whose cat, Barney, has just died, the author succinctly and honestly handles both the emotions stemming from the loss of a beloved pet and the questions about the finality of death which naturally arise in such a situation. . . . An unusually good book that handles a difficult subject straightforwardly".--The Horn Book.
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Review: The Tenth Good Thing About BarneyUser Review - Honya - Goodreads
Judith Viorst is an children's book author that I admire greatly (think amazing stories like Lulu and the Brontosaurus and Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day). I don't think I ... Read full review
Review: The Tenth Good Thing About BarneyUser Review - Joanna Crawford - Goodreads
Great book dealing with the death of a pet. The child can think of 9 good things about their pet, and then at the end, realizes the 10th good thing -- that buried in the earth, he will now help the ... Read full review