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Grandad's island Free read ó PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ë [Reading] ➾ Grandad's island ➵ Benji Davies – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk After the phenomenal success of The Storm Whale and On Sudden Hill this new book by Benji Davies deals with the emotional topic of losing a grandpareTranscends the simplicity of its words Droplets of Ink Benji Davies is an illustrator and animation director From a young age he was often to be found painting at the kitchen table a scene which can still be seen to this dayBenji studied animation at university and has since worked on a diverse array of projects from picture books and animated short films to music videos commercials and title seuences His books have been co editioned in many languages and countries around the world The Storm Whale is his first self penned picture book He lives in London with his wife Nina. This is a beautiful book both the visual elements and the written story It still surprises me to this day the number of Picturebooks for children that address the theme of loss and bereavement without actually addressing it as 'death' It is written in a lovely heart warming way and I can imagine it could be really valuable for use in the classroom PSHE or for a child to read with parents

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E books that evokes loneliness with such fragility and that conveys such feeling and beauty that it cannot fail to move its readers an absolute gem do not miss out Library MiceI have to admit that I was fighting back tears by the end It's just so incredibly sweet and really pulls the heart strings Being Mrs CCharming and engaging this book gives lots of scope for child to adult discussion about feeling lonely and saying goodbye to something loved Love All BlogsPoignant sensitive and understated this is a not to be missed tale where the narrative thrust and emotional span. This story is of a young boy and his grandfather as they journey to an exotic island on their boat they have an amazing time leaving the boy feeling sad at the realisation that they will soon have to return home To the boys surprise the Grandad states that while the boy need to return home he would like to stay at the island The boy then journeys back home a journey which seems all the difficult and tiresome without his grandfather present Upon returning to his grandfathers home he realises the metal door they both left through to get to the island is no longer there A beautiful story containing a metaphor for death which may not be entirely obvious to younger children This would be a great story to read to children for them to learn to cope with oncoming death or if they have experienced loss at some point

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Grandad's islandAfter the phenomenal success of The Storm Whale and On Sudden Hill this new book by Benji Davies deals with the emotional topic of losing a grandparent Subtly told this beautifully illustrated book tackles a difficult subject with great sensitivity and depthPraise for The Storm WhaleA future classic and a must have for the discerning picture book fan The BooksnifferThe Storm Whale is an evocative portrayal of a child's need for friendship told through the sparest of text and imagery in this beautiful picture book The ReadingZoneThe Storm Whale is one of those rare pictur. Proficient readers bring a lot of assumptions to text that young children need to be taught explicitly or else learn implicitly though wide reading and life experience Even though I read Grandad's Island to my class following the news of a death in our community no child made any connection between that event and grandad's decision to remain on the island The children loved this book mostly for the illustrations the ship birds waterfall No one read any deeper meaning into what is so clearly a metaphor of loss for adult readers I chose not to push my views leaving it for children to explore at their own pace