Goodbye, Grandma Erma

The book is a winner of two Best Children’s Book awards of 2001. One summer, Grandma Erma learned that she had terminal cancer.
The book follows her in her final year, as she writes her family history, says goodbye to people whom she has loved, and prepares for a peaceful departure from this world. Her beloved cat Star Kitty narrates the book, which has been used at numerous schools and reading circles in Japan as a textbook to teach children about death and dying.

Shogakukan INC, 2000 Yen1,300
(Japanese, Chinese and Korean.
English version to be published in spring of 2008)

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