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Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children (edition 1983)

by Bryan Mellonie, Robert Ingpen

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Title:Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children
Authors:Bryan Mellonie
Other authors:Robert Ingpen
Info:Bantam (1983), Edition: 1, Paperback, 40 pages

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Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children by Bryan Mellonie



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This story is a simple yet powerful poem that describes everything has a life cycle and death is a natural process.
  Breanna_2218 | Mar 20, 2017 |
Explains life and death as one cycle while using their natural environment to help easily comprehend.

Pierce College Library System
  E.V. | Jun 13, 2016 |
Talking to children about death is hard. With the help of this book, talking about death and how it happens to all things is made easier. ( )
  dbuster | Mar 25, 2016 |
Gentle explanation of life-cycle, including animals, insects and humans.
Ages: 4 and up
Source: Amazon.com ( )
  cintaclara_luna | Aug 17, 2015 |
A beautiful way to explain life cycles and death to children
  sarah.vargo | Dec 9, 2014 |
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This sensitive book is a useful tool in explaining to children that death is a part of life and that, eventually, all living things reach the end of their own special lifetimes.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0553344021, Paperback)

When the death of a relative, a friend, or a pet happens or is about to happen . . . how can we help a child to understand?
Lifetimes is a moving book for children of all ages, even parents too. It lets us explain life and death in a sensitive, caring, beautiful way. Lifetimes tells us about beginnings. And about endings. And about living in between. With large, wonderful illustrations, it tells about plants. About animals. About people. It tells that dying is as much a part of living as being born. It helps us to remember. It helps us to understand.
Lifetimes . . . a very special, very important book for you and your child. The book that explains—beautifully—that all living things have their own special Lifetimes.

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Briefly describes the beginning and end of life for plants, animals, insects, and people.

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