Maybe Dying Is Like Becoming a Butterfly (Hardcover)

By Pimm van Hest, Lisa Brandenburg (Illustrator)

Clavis, 9781605374949, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 29, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (10/29/2019)

List Price: 17.95*
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Description

"Straightforward, gentle, useful, and engaging. " - Kirkus Reviews

"Are you going to die, Grandpa?"
"Someday, sweetheart. But I hope not too soon."

An important picture book that gives children free rein to express their questions, fears, thoughts, and ideas about death. For children ages 5 and up. Including an epilogue by the grief therapist Rebecca Dabekaussen, with tips on how to discuss this difficult but inevitable subject with children.



About the Author

Pimm van Hest (1975) was born in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. After having worked as a teacher for one year he started his studies "psychology" when he met his present partner. Soon it became clear they wanted to adopt a child. In 2007 their daughter Moira came into their lives. Moira's arrival was the inspiration for his first book. Lisa Brandenburg is an illustrator living and working in Amstelveen in the Netherlands. She has a wide range of artistic interests and loves challenge and change. Lisa is curious about, and inspired by, what happens in the world around us. Lisa is married and the proud mother of a son and a daughter.