The tale of a dependable, reliable and helpful badger who realises that his old age will soon lead to death. His friends learn to come to terms with his death in an enchanting tale. With full colour illustrations throughout.
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"I bow down to this one. It left me with a lump in the throat, and I would have no qualms at all about recommending it to any child. Tender, poignant, touching. Good book." (Martin Waddell Irish News)
"Varley's text is sensitive, comforting, gentle. This is one sensible and honest approach to death for the young." (Elaine Moss T. L. S.)
"Beautifully detailed ink and watercolour illustrations carry the reader right into the heart of this story" ( Carousel)
"Sensitively written" ( Woman's Own)
"'An enchanting tale'" (Joanna Sayers EYE)
One of the most enduring books ever. This was Susan Varley's first picture book and for it she won the Mother Goose Award for most exciting newcomer to children's book illustration.
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Book Description Picture Lions, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0006643175