Goodbye Mog (Paperback)Judith Kerr (author)
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Share in fifty years of a really remarkable cat...
Say goodbye to MOG in this incredibly moving and stunningly illustrated story from Judith Kerr, creator of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and the MOG series.
Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Mog the Forgetful Cat with special anniversary editions of her much-loved adventures.
Mog was tired. She was dead tired... Mog thought, 'I want to sleep for ever.' And so she did. But a little bit of her stayed awake to see what would happen next.
Join the Thomas family as they say goodbye to their dear pet Mog, and get a new kitten. It could all be a disaster, but Mog is still there to help...
A touching tribute to a character beloved for fifty years, Goodbye Mog is the perfect story for a gentle introduction to the subjects of grief and bereavement, with the one and only MOG herself.
Mog the Forgetful Cat was first published fifty years ago, and Mog has been delighting children all over the world with her adventures ever since. These books are the perfect gifts for boys, girls and families everywhere.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 190 g
Dimensions: 280 x 220 x 3 mm
'Kerr's warmth, humour and honesty make this an engaging introduction to a difficult topic' Financial Times
'A supremely sensitive story' The Times
'The best, most consoling book for children on the subject of bereavement...a joy to read' The Independent on Sunday
Praise for Mog:
'Since her debut in 1970, Mog has become... a national hero.' Junior Magazine
'A firm favourite on children's bookshelves' The Telegraph
'Mog is a star, she really is. I can't recommend her highly enough. Someone should give that cat a medal, or an egg for breakfast.' The Bookbag
'Delightful stories about the family cat with attitude.' The Guardian
Praise for Judith Kerr:
'One of the best authors a child of 3+ could encounter.' The Times
"It's no surprise Judith's work is still popular. It owes nothing to the vagaries of style or fashion. Her warmth and humanity are timeless." Michael Foreman
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“A beautiful book, quite sad but not without humour. ”
The story, as the title and cover art imply, this is the end of Mog's adventures.
To some extent this is as much the story of the death of a character as it is the death of a pet, as just as in previous Mog... More
Very sad, especially if you fond of the Mog books.I made the mistake of reading it in the shop and ended up with misty eyes!It did make me smile though.
“Not ideal to explain pet death”
Whether you will get on with this book entirely depends on what you have already or intend to tell your child. Our cat died, and we said to our son of 3.5yrs that he (the cat) had died, was very very old, very very... More
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