Accompanied by warm, comforting illustrations from Ayse Klinge, Evans' beautifully touching picture book about a young girl finding her laugh again after the death of her mother is the ideal resource to help small children come to terms with the grieving process.
Once there was a lady with the loveliest laugh in the world. She and her daughter share big loud belly laughs, quiet giggles, and sometimes secret laughs between just the two of them.Until one day, the lady dies, and her laugh goes away with her.
At first it seems impossible to go on without the lady - but when the little girl finds her laugh again, she knows that, no matter what, the memories and love that they shared will always be there. This reassuring and beautifully illustrated picture book is the perfect way to open up conversations about grief and loss with little ones.
Publisher: Flying Eye Books
Number of pages: 32
Dimensions: 270 x 230 mm
'Tender, delicate and joyful. A story of loss, illustrated and told with real emotion.' - Jarvis, creator of The Boy with Flowers in His Hair
'Simply yet powerfully told, The Laugh is a beautiful, gentle story with tender and expressive illustrations, and a comforting message about the ways we hold loved ones close even when they're no longer with us. It's a book that will surely mean a lot to many children, families and adults alike.' - Harry Woodgate, author of 'Grandad's Camper'
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