The Goodbye Boat by Mary Joslin

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Saying goodbye to someone you love is always hard. Saying goodbye when someone you love dies is perhaps the hardest thing of all.

Joslin's simple, thoughtful text and Little's evocative illustrations explore the pain and grief of saying goodbye and open the door to discussion for readers of any age. The Goodbye Boat provides a message of hope that sadness will ease and comforts with the reassurance that death is not the end.
 

About Mary Joslin

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Mary Joslin, published exclusively by Lion, is known for her children's books on belief and spirituality. Her books, which include The Story of the Cross and On That Christmas Night, have sold more than 200,000 copies.
 
Published February 20, 1998 by Lion Children's Books. 25 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Self Help. Non-fiction

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A picture book for the very young that attempts to grapple with the sorrow of coping with the death of a loved one.

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Before long, the woman and two children see a large ship approach and the woman apparently gets on board, sailing out of sight leaving ""sad friends...

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