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Enchanted Lion Books
Available: 02/26/16
8.5 x 11.96 · 32 pages
Ages 4-8 years
CDN $25.95 · cl
Hardback - picture book

Cry, Heart, But Never Break

A poetic picture book about being able to say goodbye to those we love, while holding them in memory.

Winner of the 2016 Mildred L. Batchelder Award

A Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of 2017

A Choosing Therapy Best Grief Book for Children for 2022

Aware their grandmother is gravely ill, four siblings make a pact to keep death from taking her away. But Death does arrive all the same, as it must. He comes gently, naturally. And he comes with enough time to share a story with the children that helps them to realize the value of loss to life and the importance of being able to say goodbye.

Glenn Ringtved is a best-selling and award-winning Danish children's author, whose books have been widely translated.
Charlotte Pardi is a well-beloved Danish illustrator, who has created numerous books since her first picture book in 2000.
Robert Moulthrop is a published playwright. He lives in Greenwich Village, New York City.