Funny, emotional, and uplifting picture book about separation and love, to help children understand their emotions.
Everyone loves everyone in Tess’s house, but when Tess has to leave for school for the very first time, she is worried that her family’s love might not stretch that far. Mom explains that love is like a string, it connects people together even when they are far away. At school Tess notices that all the children have strings! Some are new, some are old, some stretch a long way, and some even stretch right up into the sky. But what happens when a string breaks?
Love is a wonderful story that subtly tackles difficult topics of death, grief, separation, and overcoming anxiety.
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- Ages: 4 to 7 years
- Materials: Hardcover
- Imprint: words & pictures
- Author: Corrinne Averiss
- Illustrator: Kirsti Beautyman
- Dimensions: 32 pages; 9.3in x 11.4in
- Origin: Printed in China
- ISBN: 978-0-7112-5547-0