Always and Forever

Always and Forever

4.45 (179 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

When Fox dies the rest of his 'family' are absolutely distraught. How will Mole, Otter and Hare go on without their beloved friend? But, months later, Squirrel reminds them all of how funny Fox used to be, and they realise that Fox is still there in their hearts and memories.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 242 x 244 x 6mm | 158.76g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Picture Corgi
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552548774
  • 9780552548779
  • 115,298

Review quote

"Moving to the point where younger children may be upset, but explains death gently. 10/10" Daily Mirror 20051027 "A delicate subject touchingly and sensitively handled. You'll need a hanky" Primary Times 20041011 "Many small children will be faced with the death of someone they love and this charming picture story might help them to come to terms with it" Northern Echo 20050101 "It is an enjoyable tale and I think young children will like it and might gain some insight into grief and how to cope with it" Bereavement Care 20080601show more

About Alan Durant

Debi Gliori is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the very popular Mr Bear series. She won the Children's Book Award picture book section, and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1997. Her backlist in Doubleday/Corgi includes TELL ME SOMETHING HAPPY BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP and THE VERY SMALL. PURE DEAD MAGIC, the start of a trilogy, was her first novel. The second part, PURE DEAD WICKED was published in April 2002. Debi lives in Scotland, near Edinburgh.show more

Back cover copy

A beautiful and tender story about bereavement. 'A moving story of loss which is perfect as a first introduction to the concept of death' My Books Mag 'Gliori's illustrations are magic. Full of light and shimmering with colour, they reproduce all the beauty of Durant's script' Books for Keeps 'Have a clean handkerchief ready for this beautifully judged story about the death of Fox' Guardianshow more

Review Text

"Many small children will be faced with the death of someone they love and this charming picture story might help them to come to terms with it"show more

Rating details

179 ratings
4.45 out of 5 stars
5 59% (106)
4 30% (53)
3 8% (15)
2 3% (5)
1 0% (0)
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