Cry, Heart, But Never Break

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Enchanted Lion Books #ad - But death does arrive all the same, as it must. And he comes with enough time to share a story with the children that helps them to realize the value of loss to life and the importance of being able to say goodbye. Glenn ringtved is a best-selling and award-winning Danish children's author, whose books have been widely translated.

Charlotte pardi is a well-beloved Danish illustrator, who has created numerous books since her first picture book in 2000 Robert Moulthrop is a published playwright. Aware their grandmother is gravely ill, four siblings make a pact to keep death from taking her away. He comes gently, naturally. He lives in greenwich Village, New York City.

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The Heart and the Bottle

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Philomel Books #ad - We don’t realize it at the time, of course. From #1 new york times bestseller Oliver Jeffers, comes a poignant and beautiful story about finding joy after loss. There is a wonder and magic to childhood. Yet the adults in our lives do. They encourage us to see things in the stars, to find joy in colors and laughter as we play.

But what happens when that special someone who encourages such wonder and magic is no longer around? We can hide, we can place our heart in a bottle and grow up. Or we can find another special someone who understands the magic. And we can encourage them to see things in the stars, find joy among colors and laughter as they play.

The Heart and the Bottle #ad - Oliver jeffers delivers a remarkable book, a touching and resonant tale reminiscent of The Giving Tree that will speak to the hearts of children and parents alike.

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My Heart

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Dial Books #ad - My heart is a slide. But some days it is wide open to the love that surrounds you. With lyrical text and breathtaking art, My Heart empowers all readers to listen to the guide within in this ode to love and self-acceptance. My heart can be closed. Or opened up wide. Some days your heart is a puddle or a fence to keep the world out.

From the author-illustrator of The Book of Mistakes comes a gorgeous picture book about caring for your own heart and living with kindness and empathy. My heart is a window.

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Ida, Always

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - Always. Ida is right there. Ida, needed reminder that loved ones lost will stay in our hearts, moving, Always is an exquisitely told story of two best friends—inspired by a real bear friendship—and a gentle, always. Then one sad day, gus learns that Ida is very sick, and she isn’t going to get better.

A beautiful, honest portrait of loss and deep friendship told through the story of two iconic polar bears. Gus lives in a big park in the middle of an even bigger city, and he spends his days with Ida. The friends help each other face the difficult news with whispers, cuddles, sniffles, and even laughs. Slowly gus realizes that even after Ida is gone, she will still be with him—through the sounds of their city, and the memories that live in their favorite spots.

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Big Tree is Sick: A Story to Help Children Cope with the Serious Illness of a Loved One

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers #ad - When big tree unexpectedly falls ill with woodworm, Snibbles is very upset and angry. The illness is a very bad one and Big Tree does not feel well and doesn't want to play for a long time. Poor snibbles! he wants big Tree to get better, but he feels as if there is nothing he can do. This story features loveable characters and vivid illustrations, as well as activities for children aged 5+ to complete with their parents or professionals in times of illness and loss.

What can snibbles and his friends do to help big tree through his treatment and recovery?This beautifully illustrated storybook describes the anger and emotion that many children encounter when a close relative or friend is diagnosed with a long-term illness, such as cancer. The story of big tree depicts how things are often out of your control and sets out effective strategies for dealing with these emotions.

Big Tree is Sick: A Story to Help Children Cope with the Serious Illness of a Loved One #ad - . Snibbles and big tree are best friends! They have always hung out together, and Snibbles loves Big Tree very much.

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Don't Think About Purple Elephants

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EK Books #ad - Sometimes sophie worries — not during the day when she is busy with family and friends, but at night when everything is calm and quiet. Until her mother thinks of a new approach … that might just involve an elephant or two! But wait, don’t think about purple elephants, whatever you do! Whimsical and humorous, this little girl’s story of finding a way to ease her worry resonates with children and parents everywhere.

Her family all try to help, but somehow they just make her worries worse.

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Extraordinary Jane

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Dial Books #ad - For anyone with a beloved pet, this delightful and heartwarming story set at the circus shows that quiet qualities like friendship, kindness, and loyalty are important and worthy. Jane is an ordinary dog in an extraordinary circus. Is she really meant for this kind of life? Her Ringmaster thinks so, but not for the reasons Jane believes.

Ordinary can be extraordinary! She isn't strong, graceful, or brave like her family. When she tries to be those things, Jane just doesn't feel like herself, but she also doesn't feel special.

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Crabby Pants Little Boost

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Picture Window Books #ad - However, roger thinks he has found a solution to being such a crabby pants. When things don't go Roger's way, he gets crabby.

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Argyle Fox

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Tanglewood #ad - Argyle fox, with his signature style, wants to play outside on a springtime day, but the wind is wreaking havoc with his fun and games. The story of argyle teaches that failure is often a path to success and celebrates perseverance, creative thinking, and an old-fashioned springtime activity. As soon as he builds a card tower, or takes up his pirate sword, climbs into a giant spider web, here comes the wind: Woosh! Mama Fox tells grumpy Argyle that if he thinks long enough, he will come up with something to do.

Following his mother's suggestion and inspired by her knitting, he works all the pieces of his day together and creates the perfect solution.

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Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle

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Schwartz & Wade #ad - . In this simple yet emotionally rich "guide, " a father takes his daughter through all the steps in the process—from choosing the perfect bicycle to that triumphant first successful ride. Fall again. Raschka's marvelous sequences, fluid style, and emotional intelligence capture all of the momentum and exhilaration of this glorious accomplishment, ” raves School Library Journal in a starred review.

Learning to ride a bike is one of the most important milestones of childhood, and no one captures the emotional ups and downs of the experience better than Chris Raschka, who won the 2012 Caldecott Medal for A Ball for Daisy. Get up. Using very few words and lots of expressive pictures, here is a picture book that not only shows kids how to learn to ride, but captures what it feels like to fall.

Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle #ad - . And finally "by luck, grace, and determination" ride a bicycle! .

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Too Shy for Show-and-Tell Little Boost

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Picture Window Books #ad - Sam is a quiet little boy who hates show-and-tell. Sam must find a way to conquer his fear of show-and-tell. Just thinking about it makes his stomach hurt.

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