A heartbreakingly honest account of a father's grief for his son from the illustrious pairing of a current and a former Children's Laureate. What makes Michael Rosen most sad is thinking about his son, Eddie, who died. In this jacketed hardback book he writes about his sadness, how it affects him and some of the things he does to try and cope with it. Whether or not you have known what it's like to feel really deeply sad, its truth will surely touch you.
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With unmitigated honesty, a touch of humor, and sensitive illustrations by Quentin Blake, Michael Rosen explores the experience of sadness in a way that resonates with us all.
Sad things happen to everyone, and sometimes people feel sad for no reason at all. What makes Michael Rosen sad is thinking about his son, Eddie, who died suddenly at the age of eighteen. The author writes about his sadness, how it affects him, and some of the things he does to cope with it--like telling himself that everyone has sad stuff (not just him) and trying each day to do something he can be proud of. Expressively illustrated by the extraordinary Quentin Blake, this is a very personal story that speaks to everyone, from children to parents to grandparents, teachers to grief counselors. Whether or not you have known what it's like to feel deeply sad, the truth of this book will surely touch you.About the Author :
Michael Rosen is an eminent writer, broadcaster, poet, performer and, in 2007, was nominated as the Children's Laureate. He received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997. He lives in London.
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Description du livre Hardback. État : Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. N° de réf. du libraire GOR001624107
Description du livre Hardback. État : Fine. N° de réf. du libraire GOR007990930
Description du livre Hardback. État : Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. N° de réf. du libraire GOR005261945
Description du livre Walker Books, London, 2008. Hard Cover. État : Very Good. Etat de la jaquette : Very Good. Quentin Blake (illustrateur). First Thus. Illustrated in colour throughout by QUENTIN BLAKE. Hardback: vg dj, colour pictorial boards (as dj), a few small marks on flyleaves, pages and clean and bright, nr fine. slim 8vo, unpaginated. Little things can make you sad, but they can also make you happy. N° de réf. du libraire 11D79
Description du livre État : Good. Michael Rosens Sad Book. N° de réf. du libraire Grb0815124
Description du livre Walker Books Ltd, 2008. Hardcover. État : Good. Midi edition. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. N° de réf. du libraire 1406313165