A deeply sensitive picture book about the loss of a parent, treating this difficult topic with true gentleness, consideration and empathyFeaturing a gorgeous, lyrical text by award-winning Lucy Rowland, author of Little Red Reading Hood and This Tree is Just for MeWith breathtakingly beautiful illustrations by Becky Cameron, whose luminous artwork infuses the story with a sense of hopeThe new go-to book for addressing the subject of loss with young children: the ideal starting point for difficult conversations about loss, love and learning to live againLucy Rowland is a rising star of the picture book world. Her charming, energetic and irresistible rhyming stories are becoming firm favourites with children everywhere. Her books include The Birthday Invitation and This Tree is Just for Me (Bloomsbury), Little Red Reading Hood (Macmillan) and The Knight who said, "No!" (Nosy Crow). She lives with her husband and young family in the Gloucestershire countryside. Becky Cameron is a graduate of the prestigious Cambridge MA in Children's Book Illustration and the author-illustrator of Wishing For a Dragon. This is her first book for Bloomsbury. She works from her little home studio in Oxfordshire where she lives with her husband and their cat Kiki.Erin's daddy sees the colour in everything. Even on the greyest days, they put on their wellies and go splashing in puddles because, Daddy says, 'We can't see rainbows without rain!' But what happens when the greyest day of all comes, and Daddy isn't there any more? Can Erin learn to find colour in the world again? This deeply sensitive picture book about the loss of a parent is the ideal starting point for conversations about love, loss and learning to live again.A beautiful, heartbreaking book about losing a loved one, and how we can find the colour in the world after loss, from award-winning author Lucy RowlandOne of the best best books for this age-range I have read on the topic of loss and grief. I won't hesitate to recommend it to anyone who is needing to discuss this matter with their young oneIdeal for those who may be suffering the loss of a loved one but equally valuable to all children. A perfect way to help build empathyA poignant story, beautifully told with care, love and a delicate touchA beautiful, heartbreaking book about losing a loved one, and how we can find the colour in the world after lossA really beautiful, sensitive book about the pain of losing a parent and learning to live againThe perfect book to read to any child coping with loss ... [It] shows there is a path through the sadness of losing a loved one and how all the colours of the rainbow can once again shine in our hearts, minds and memories
|Author:||Lucy RowlandBecky Cameron|
LUCY ROWLAND grew up in Cheltenham and now works as a children's speech and language therapist in London. She has a great passion for travel and her many trips include backpacking around South and Central America, Indonesia, Asia and Southern Africa.