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All the Dear Little Animals

"One summer's day we started a business called Funerals Ltd., to help all the poor dead animals in the world. Esther did the digging, I wrote the poems, and Esther's little brother, Puttie,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Reviews

The Horn Book Magazine

“This illustrated early chapter book is a darkly comedic exploration of life and death. . . .Honest and uncomfortable humor within the soft, pale vignettes and full-page and double-page-spread art captures the book’s spirit. . .”—The Horn Book Magazine

 

Booklist

“First published in Sweden, the book has a childlike tone that is reverent, winsome, and matter-of-fact. . . . [T]his pitch-perfect book shows children dealing with death in their own ways and then moving on.”—starred, Booklist

 

Publishers Weekly

“A sly, thoughtful, many-layered story.”—starred, Publishers Weekly

 

Kirkus Reviews

“The story cleverly—and tenderly—pivots near its end, giving it a touching depth (with a twist). . . . Dark and hilarious.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews