If All the World Were...

Winner of the IBW Picture Book Award.

If all the world were springtime, I would replant my grandad’s birthdays so that he would never get old… A little girl and her grandad do all sorts of things together. They walk in fields of flowers. They race cars on a track. They talk about their dreams. But grandad is getting very old, and one day he will die. What will the little girl do then? This picture book by poet Joseph Coelho is a heart-tugging story about love, letting go and the memories that let love live on…

  • A poetic picture book about love, grief and memory
  • Written by CLiPPA Poetry Award winner Joseph Coelho
  • Gorgeously expressive artwork full of dreamy magic
  • A simple way to explore death and loss with children

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