I was so excited to find out that “Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute?” has been nominated for two of the most prestigious prizes in writing and illustrating for children. The CILIP Carnegie Medal is awarded annually by children’s librarians for an outstanding book for children and young people while the CILIP Kate Greenaway […]
Welcome to "Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute?"
This book explains (sudden) death to very young children in a way they can understand for their age and stage of development.
It is based on our true story.
“Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute?” nominated for prestigious CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medal
Hello everyone! Just wanted to give you an update of where we are…. Unfortunately it is taking longer than we had hoped, but Anna is busy putting colour into all the b&w spreads. She is currently estimating that she’ll have completed all the spreads by the end of February 2014, after which there’ll still be […]
nelson’s journey This is a very inspiring and moving guest post by Ryan Doubleday, a child bereavement support worker at the charity Nelson’s Journey. I am sitting at my desk, reading probably the most incredible letter I have ever received. The words on the page are dancing around me, my eyes faltering because I cannot […]
Felt so touched by this guest post on Ben’s blog (lifeasawidower.com), written by the lovely Ryan Doubleday, a child bereavement support worker at the charity Nelson’s Journey (nelsonsjourney.org.uk), that I asked if it was okay to re-post it on here. They both said yes. Thank you! ♥ xxx http://lifeasawidower.com/2013/08/18/nelsons-journey/
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“Elke has managed to capture the difficult task of explaining death to very young children in a way that they can understand for their age and stage of development. This book is written with compassion in an honest powerful way. A beautiful book that will undoubtedly help so many, I would highly recommend it”Donna Hastings, Senior Practitioner, Richmond’s Hope Bereavement Project http://www.richmondshope.org.uk/
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