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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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A beautiful way to explain life cycles and death to children
  sarah.vargo | Dec 9, 2014 |
A poetic book about death and how it's a natural thing for all.
  LynnesHarpe | Nov 30, 2014 |
This is a wonderful book that goes through the life cycle of not only animals but people as well. It does a great job in explaining it to a small child.
  Lilith13 | Nov 29, 2014 |
This beautiful book uses simplicity to guide children through the beginning, end, and lifetime in between that every living thing faces. By using a wide variety of living things from trees, to rabbits, to the tiniest insects, and at last to humans, we are reminded that every one of us has a different life cycle. ( )
  KMClark | Jul 17, 2014 |
age 3-5, Pierce College Library
  SWong4512 | May 28, 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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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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