Badger's Parting Gifts
by Susan Varley
This is the story of old Badger who is kind, thoughtful, wise and is not afraid of dying. His only concern is how his friends will feel when he is gone.
When Badger dies at first his friends are overwhelmed by their loss for Badger has been a good friend and he is greatly missed. Gradually the animals begin to remember the things Badger taught them. Over and over they share stories of remembrances. These memories made them stronger and less sad. They begin to smile again for their hearts are full. A lovely book to help prepare children for the death of someone they love, especially an older person.
Paperback, 23 pages.