Badger's Parting Gifts
"The gentle message holds particular validity for children and is conveyed in a tenderhearted manner." —Booklist
“Warm and sensitive.” —Publishers Weekly
All the woodland creatures—Mole, Frog, Fox, and Rabbit—love old Badger, who is their confidante, advisor, and friend. When he dies, they are overwhelmed by their loss. Then they begin to remember and treasure the memories he left them.
Told simply, directly, and honestly, this uplifting story will be of tremendous value to both children and their parents. A gentle classic that can help foster communication, care, and understanding.
Praise For Badger's Parting Gifts…
“Warm and sensitive.”
— Publishers Weekly
HarperCollins, 9780688026998, 32pp.
Publication Date: May 8, 1984
About the Author
Susan Varley was born in Blackpool, England, in 1961, and studied illustration and graphic design at Manchester Polytechnic. She is the author-illustrator of Badger’s Parting Gifts, for which she won the Mother Goose Award as "the most exciting newcomer to British children’s book illustration."