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The Kite and Caitlin

Written by Roger McGough & illustrated by John Prater
Goodreads Rating - 4.0 / 5.0
5-8
Target Age
32
Pages
Picture
Book Type

What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

Words and pictures are combined to tackle a very sensitive subject, the death of a child. A kite comes to belong to Caitlin who is seriously ill. She dreams of the day she will get better and fly the kite. This does not happen but her final journey leads them to a place without pain and suffering.

What Kind of Book is The Kite and Caitlin

Themes:
kites
grief
death
Categories:
fiction

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Who Wrote The Kite and Caitlin

author
Roger McGough

Roger McGough is a highly-acclaimed and much-loved poet and writer, and has been awarded an OBE for his contribution to poetry. His many titles include Bad Bad Cats, winner of the 1998 Signal Poetry Award and The Ring of Words, which was shortlisted for the BBC Blue Peter Book Award 2001. To visit Roger McGough’s website clickhere

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780370323718
Publication Date:
July 1, 1996

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