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Mending Lucille

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A little girl's loss, and someone with a healing touch - a loving touch. Someone who gently reaches out to mend the child and her favourite doll, Lucille.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 7th 2008 by Lothian Children's Books/ Hachette (first published August 2008)
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Jen
Story of a little girl and her dad who have to cope with the breakdown of the family when the mother leaves. Only the little girl's doll, Lucille, helps her cope with this loss. But Lucille needs mending and only the mother was able to do this - until the girl and her dad meet Chrissie, who mends Lucille and eventually marries the dad. Another CBA picture book about loss and the importance of hope in our lives. The pictures are very evocative, especially the contrasts between the somber pictures ...more
Miffy
Jan 02, 2011 rated it really liked it
Moving depiction of a little girl's grief at the loss of a parent. Some very complex imagery from Sarah Davis, which adds much to the simple text.
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Mar 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book is an amazing heartfelt book, which depicts the loss of a young girls mother, and how she struggles to find belonging again, absolutley amazing but i have to say it will make you cry some parts. I definitly suggest it as a must read
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Mummy goes away, and daddy won't say when she's coming back. What's going to happen and who is going to fix Lucille?

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