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The Important Things

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Traditional Chinese edition of The important things. It is a children's story for elementary school kids. It helps young children face the difficult emotion when a father walks out. A little boy was sad and lost when his father left the family. His mother decides to give away his father's things, because she doesn't think they are important any more. But to the little boy, ...more
Paperback, 36 pages
Published May 1st 2010 by Da Ying Wen Hua/Tsai Fong Books
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Linda
Nov 01, 2012 Linda rated it really liked it
.."father had faded from their lives."

and so this it the tale of a little boy and his mum and how they each try to cope with the father who just didn't come back.

Water colour/drawn in a style very similar to Stephen Michael King - which explains why I was so drawn to this book cover - the illustrations are a wonderful mix of muted tones with bright highlights.

As readers, we are brought to the sad realisation that the boy is missing his dad, while mum was 'trying to forget'. They find their way t
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