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Goodbye Grandpa / Jelleke Rijken and Mack van Gageldonk ; illustrated by Mack van Gageldonk ; [translated from the Dutch by Clavis Publishing].

Rijken, Jelleke, (author.). Mack, 1960- (author,, illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville E Rij (Text) 32604000225110 DCTPLD J New Books Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville EASY RIJ (Text) 37323005404168 EASY-PICT Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City JE RIJKEN (Text) 30403002313286 Childrens - Fiction Primary Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton J Fic Rijken Pic (Text) 30890000698215 New Youth materials Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781605373737
  • ISBN: 1605373737
  • Physical Description: 26 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Clavis Publishing, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
English translation of the original Dutch title: Daag opa.
Summary, etc.:
"Bear and Grandpa are going fishing today. But why is Grandpa sleeping in the grass? What is going on? “Grandpa is dead,” Elephant says softly to his friend Bear. Bear starts to cry. Will he ever see Grandpa again? Chicken and Elephant comfort their friend and explain to him that Grandpa will be with him forever. They say goodbye to him in a beautiful way. A sensitive and honest story about loss, grief and friendship. For children ages 4 and up."
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4 and up.
Subject: Death > Juvenile fiction.
Grief > Juvenile fiction.
Loss (Psychology) > Juvenile fiction.
Death > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Loss (Psychology) > Fiction.

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