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  • 5 stars across 13 books
    Susan Varley is a prize-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. Ginette Thomas lives in Aberdeenshire in Scotland. She has three children.
    26th March 1984

    Badger's Parting Gifts: A picture book to help children deal with death

    Badger is so old that he knows he will soon die. He tries to prepare his friends for this event, but he does die, they a... More

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    6th August 2015

    Lovely Old Lion

    Lenny the lion loves his grandpa, King Lion. But when King Lion starts to forget things, Lenny begins to worry. He can't... More

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    4th July 2013

    Two Shy Pandas

    Panda longs to play with Pandora next door, but he's too shy. Whenever he sees Pandora he runs away. Meanwhile Pandora l... More

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    5th July 2007

    Monster Bed, The

    Little Dennis doesn't want to go to sleep because there might be something under his bed. Dennis isn't afraid of monste... More

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    5th September 2019

    The Animals Grimm: A Treasury of Tales

    A collection of eleven Grimm fairy tales featuring animal characters, including The Bremen Town Musicians and The Hedge... More

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    1st November 1997

    Twrchyn a'r Lleuad

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    7th January 2010

    Captain Small Pig

    "I'm Captain Commander!" Small Pig said. "Aye-Aye, Captain Small Pig!" yawned Old Goat. "You are in charge of this boat... More

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    31st July 1997

    Badger's Parting Gifts

    The tale of a dependable, reliable and helpful badger who realises that his old age will soon lead to death. His friends... More

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    31st July 1997

    Badger's Parting Gifts

    The tale of a dependable, reliable and helpful badger who realises that his old age will soon lead to death. His friends... More

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