A Shelter for Sadness by Booth, Anne
Anne Booth

A Shelter for Sadness -- Anne Booth

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This poignant picture book explores the many faces of sadness and addresses the importance of mental health in a child-friendly way.

A small boy creates a shelter for his sadness so that he can visit it whenever he needs to, and the two of them can cry, talk, or just sit. The boy knows that one day his sadness may come out of the shelter, and together they will look out at the world and see how beautiful it is.

In this timely consideration of sadness and mental health, Anne Booth offers a beautiful depiction of how children (and everyone else) must care for their emotions and give attention to their grief on a regular basis. Stunning illustrations by David Litchfield bring the beautiful concept to life with a manifestation of sadness that the protagonist interacts with throughout the story.

Author: Anne Booth
Publisher: Peachtree Publishers
Published: 09/07/2021
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.20lbs
Size: 11.42h x 10.00w x 0.47d
ISBN: 9781682633397
Audience: Ages 4-8

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2021
Foreword 08/26/2021
Booklist 09/01/2021 pg. 83
School Library Journal 11/01/2021 pg. 59