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Is daddy coming back in a minute? : explaining (sudden) death in words very young children can understand

Author: Elke Barber; Alex Barber
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alex and his father are on a boys-only weekend when his father has a heart attack. Alex finds someone to call the ambulance, but his father dies on the way to hospital. His mother comes to get him and explains why his daddy can't come back.
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Genre/Form: Picture books
Juvenile works
Children's stories
Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elke Barber; Alex Barber
ISBN: 9781785921063 1785921061
OCLC Number: 949912201
Target Audience: Age: 3+
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Elke and Alex Barber ; illustrations by Anna Jarvis.

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Alex is only three when his father suddenly suffers a massive heart attack. All on his own, he manages to get help, but his beloved Daddy dies at the scene. Completely honest and written in Alex's  Read more...

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When Elke, his mum, went looking to books for answers, she found nothing, except more emptiness. An incredibly determined individual, she recognised a need to share her story. -- Oliver Jeffers, Read more...

 
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