Missing Jack

Missing Jack

Book - 2015
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Toby's cat, Jack, is THE best cat EVER. But Jack is getting old - and Toby will miss his furry best friend terribly when he's gone. Then Toby meets a crazy cat called Humphrey... In this charming and beautifully illustrated picture book Rebecca Elliott addresses the difficult subject of a child's first experience of the death of a pet with warmth, sensitivity and well placed humour. Awards: 2011 JUNIOR MAGAZINE DESIGN AWARDS Most Promising New Talent - SHORTLISTED 2011 NASEN AWARDS (National Association of Special Education Needs) Inclusive Children's Book of the Year - SHORTLISTED 2011 NURSERY WORLD AWARDS Three to Fives New Launch - FINALIST 2010-11 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE Children's Book of the Year - FINALIST 2012 - KATE GREENAWAY MEDAL - LONG LIST 2012 - DOLLY GRAY CHILDREN'S LITERATURE AWARD - WINNER
Publisher: Oxford :, Lion Children's,, ©2015.
ISBN: 9780745965024
Branch Call Number: Z ELL
Characteristics: 26 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations ; 26 cm.

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How do you say goodbye when you’re just not ready? Bittersweet with
a happy ending, this is a touching story with a gentle approach that
talks through the difficult experience of a child losing a pet.


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