A very moving journey through grief: Pockety the tortoise has things to teach you
In this simple story about grief, and the continuation of life, a tortoise mourns her lost friend, learns to live alone, and finds ways of being happy again. Moving, funny, and insightful, Pockety captures the feelings of losing someone we love – from denial and anger to eventual peace – through the world of a young tortoise. It speaks clearly to something we all experience: what we must pay for having love in our lives, and how we may grow around those losses. Pockety is a tale for everyone, young and old, and for anyone who has ever loved.
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Published by Pushkin Children’s Books Aug 19, 2014| 64 Pages| 5-1/2 x 7-5/16| 7-9 years| ISBN 9781782690252