35th anniversary special edition!
Susan Varley is an award-winning artist who has illustrated many books for Andersen Press. Her picture book Badger's Parting Gifts is one of the most enduring of all time, winning many prizes, including the Mother Goose Award in 1985.
"I bow down to this one. It left me with a lump in the throat, and
I would have no qualms at all about recommending it to any child.
Tender, poignant, touching. Good book." -- Martin Waddell * Irish
"Varley's text is sensitive, comforting, gentle. This is one sensible and honest approach to death for the young." -- Elaine Moss * T. L. S. *
"Beautifully detailed ink and watercolour illustrations carry the reader right into the heart of this story" * Carousel *
"[One of] the best children's books for help during hard times... Badger's Parting Gifts has helped millions of children understand death" * The Sun *
"Sensitively written" * Woman's Own *