Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children Paperback – October 1, 1983

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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.

About the Author

Bryan Mellonie is the writer of Lifetimes.

Robert Ingpen is an award-winning illustrator of a lot of books, including The Encyclopedia of Events That Changed the World, The Encyclopedia of Ideas That Changed the World, and The Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places.

When the death of a relative, a friend, or a pet happens or is about to happen . . . how are we able to lend a hand a child to keep in mind?   Lifetimes is a moving book for children of every age, even parents too. It lets us give an explanation for 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 part of living as being born. It helps us to understand that. It helps us to keep in mind.   Lifetimes . . . a very special, very important book for you and your child. The book that explains—beautifully—that every one living things have their own special Lifetimes.