Remembering Crystal by Sebastian Loth

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A beautifully written and illustrated book that introduces a big subject to little ones


Crystal had lived in the garden for many years. She was growing old. Zelda was just starting out in life. They were best friends. They read books together. They took trips together. And they talked about everything. But one day Crystal was not in the garden. She had died. In this gentle story, children learn, with Zelda, that true friendship is a gift that doesn’t die.

About Sebastian Loth

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SEBASTIAN LOTH's love of literature came early and he began writing poems and short stories while still at school. A banker and an economist as well as a writer and illustrator, he lives near Cologne, Germany
Published May 1, 2010 by NorthSouth. 64 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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The other geese try to explain to young Zelda about aging and death, but Zelda doesn’t believe them.

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Zelda is a young goose who loves spending time with her best friend Crystal, an aging turtle who “had lived in the garden for many years.” On faintly dappled, parchment-like pages, spare pictures tinged with humor show the two happily swimming, perusing a map on a trip (Crystal travels strapp...

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