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When Sadness Comes to Call, Paperback / softback Book

When Sadness Comes to Call Paperback / softback

Part of the Big Emotions series

Paperback / softback


Winner of the Klaus Flugge Prize 2020 and the V&A Book Cover Award 2020!When Sadness arrives, try not to be afraid: give it a name, listen to it and spend some time together. Maybe all it wants is to know that it’s welcome. This beautiful debut by author-illustrator talent Eva Eland takes a poignant but uplifting look at dealing with sadness. 'In an age where the pressure to be permanently happy can be overwhelming, this book oozes empathy and empowers young readers to understand their emotions.' - Storytime Magazine'This poignant picture book helps children to recognise and understand difficult emotions...

A contemplative and ultimately uplifting tale, which will be a welcome addition to any home or school bookshelf.' - Booktrust'Packs an emotional punch, showing our littlest readers ways to acknowledge and manage sadness.' - Sunday Independent, Best Books of 2019


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