Goodbye Mr Muffin

£12.99

In his youth, Mr. Muffin was a strong guinea pig who could carry a whole cucumber on his back. Now old, grey and tired, he looks back on his life. Then one Wednesday morning, he feels a sharp pain in his stomach …

This picture book is for ages three and up. It tells the touching story about the death of a much-loved pet. Growing old, death rites, the question of the afterlife, all handled with warmth and gentle humour.

The story also shows that the final stages of life need not be a ‘difficult’ subject. A beautiful book that children love – it is one of Sweden’s bestselling and most borrowed children’s books – Goodbye Mr Muffin won the 2002 Swedish August Prize. Voted book of the year by a children’s poll in both the Swedish Book Jury Prize (2002) and the French Chronos Prize for Youth Literature (2008–2009).

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Product Description: Goodbye Mr Muffin

Goodbye Mr Muffin, In his youth, Mr. Muffin was a strong guinea pig who could carry a whole cucumber on his back. Now old, grey and tired, he looks back on his life. Then one Wednesday morning, he feels a sharp pain in his stomach …

This picture book is for ages three and up. It tells the touching story about the death of a much-loved pet. Growing old, death rites, the question of the afterlife, all handled with warmth and gentle humour.

The story also shows that the final stages of life need not be a ‘difficult’ subject. A beautiful book that children love – it is one of Sweden’s bestselling and most borrowed children’s books – Goodbye Mr Muffin won the 2002 Swedish August Prize. Voted book of the year by a children’s poll in both the Swedish Book Jury Prize (2002) and the French Chronos Prize for Youth Literature (2008–2009).

 

Weight0.330 kg
Author(s)Ulf Nilsson
FormatHardback
Illustrationsillustrated by Anna-Clara Tidholm
Size210 × 218 mm
Extent42 pages
ISBN978-1-907359-14-9
Publication Date30/03/2010

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