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The Purple Balloon

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4 out of 5
Based on 6 Ratings and 6 Reviews

Book Description
When a child becomes aware of his pending death (children tend to know long before the rest of us even want to consider it), and is given the opportunity to draw his feelings, he will often draw a blue or purple balloon, released and unencumbered, on its way upward. Health-care professionals have discovered that this is true, regardless of a child's cultural or religious background and researchers... More
Book Information
PublisherSchwartz & Wade
BindingHardcover (7 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages32
ISBN-10B00342VE38
Publication Date05/08/2007
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About Chris Raschka (Author) : Chris Raschka is a published adapter, author, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Chris Raschka include Knowing God Intimately: Being as Close to Him as You Want t... more
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