Goodbye, Brecken

Illustrated by David Lupton
Pages: 32, Color
Size: 8 x 10
Age Range: 4-8
Item #: 441B112
ISBN: 978-1-4338-1289-7
List Price: $14.95
Copyright: 2013
Format: Hardcover
Other Format: Softcover
Availability: In Stock
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Isabelle and her dog Brecken were always together, playing and snuggling. They were even born on the same day! When Brecken dies, Isabelle feels angry, sad, and lonely. Isabelle dreams she goes on a journey through the woods to find him. When she wakes, she is able to accept Brecken's death and say goodbye.

When Isabelle awoke from her dream, she knew. Her memories of Brecken will never go away. Brecken will always be close in her heart.

A Note to Parents by Allan Peterkin, MD, offers more information on helping children cope with the death of a pet. Creative activities are also included to help kids reflect on and understand their feelings.

About the Author
David Lupton was born in South England, and studied illustration in Portsmouth. He currently resides in Edinburgh. He has illustrated for many magazines and for picture books such as Dreams of Lah and Peter and the Wolf. Goodbye, Brecken is the first story he has both written and illustrated.