Sorry we’ve been quiet – STILL waiting on that dummy mock-up, been chasing the printer, and meantime Alex has been diagnosed with narcolepsy and cataplexy – something I had suspected for a long time, but I’ve finally got a diagnosis.
This is our true story...
Both books are based on our true story.
"Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute?" explains (sudden) death, while "What Happened to Daddy's Body?" explains cremation, burial and spreading the ashes in words very young children can understand.
They also reassure children and their families that it's okay to be sad, but that it's okay to be happy, too..
OMG – just spoke to a distribution company in the US – this particular guy specialises in eBooks. Is this a good idea? A book that you can’t touch??? Getting the ball rolling though, and their UK office might be able to help with the distribution of the physical book.
CT scan done (another first), covered in red pen and three permanent red tattoo dots. ‘Sigh’ to starting another part of the journey, ‘YEAH!!!’ to it being the last of the steps to beat cancer for good. :-))))) xx Thank you all for your continued support. We are soooooo close to the final version of […]
This is a beautiful and sensitive book about a very difficult issue. Elke and Alex have shared their story with real feeling and honesty. I can think of no better way to communicate with a very young child about a sudden death and what follows in terms of funerals and continuing with life. This book will be highly recommended on our Winston’s Wish suggested reading list.Helen Mackinnon, Senior Practitioner, Winston’s Wish http://www.winstonswish.org.uk/
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