Dark and hilarious.
All the Dear Little Animals
$17.99 – $24.99
Three children decide someone must bury all the world’s poor dead animals.
Written by Ulf Nilsson and illustrated by Eva Eriksson
Translated by Julia Marshall
Available as an ebook wherever you buy your ebooks
‘The whole world is full of dead things,’ said Esther. ‘In every bush there is a bird, a butterfly, a mouse. Someone must be kind and look after them. Someone must make a sacrifice and see that all these things are buried.’ ‘Who must?’ I asked. ‘We must,’ she said. Esther was very brave. I was little and scared. One summer’s day we started a business called Funerals Ltd., to help all the poor dead animals in the world. Esther did the digging, I wrote the poems, and Esther’s little brother, Puttie, cried.
Country of Origin Sweden Reader Age 5-7 year, 6-8 year Book Size N/A N/A 20.4 × 14.4 cm ISBN - 9781776572892 9781776572823
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