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Balloons for Papa / by Elizabeth Gilbert Bedia ; illustrated by Erika Meza.

Bedia, Elizabeth Gilbert, (author.). Meza, Erika, (illustrator.).

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  • 4 of 10 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Bethel Public Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethel Public Library JP NEW BEDIA (Text to phone) 34030148183616 Juvenile New Picture Book Checked out 07/08/2021

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General Note:
"Originally published in Great Britain as Arthur wants a balloon in 2020 by Upside Down Books, an imprint of Trigger Publishing."--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
"A perfect book to help discuss mental health, depression, empathy, loss, and hope with young children. Arthur's gloomy father rushes him through the park every morning, through gray and rainy weather. Arthur just wants a bright balloon from the park's vendor, but Papa always says no. One morning, the balloons magically appear at their doorstep, and Arthur figures out the perfect way to bring the sunshine out--and Papa's smile back--even if only for a few moments. Brimming with affecting and poignant words, beautiful black-and-white illustrations, and bursts of color on every page, Balloons for Papa sends the message that even in the worst situations, there is light and love"
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8 HarperCollins.
Grades K-1 HarperCollins.
Subject: Balloons > Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons > Juvenile fiction.
Depression in men > Juvenile fiction.
Depression, Mental > Juvenile fiction.
Children of depressed persons > Juvenile fiction.
Mental health > Juvenile fiction.
Empathy > Juvenile fiction.
Hope > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Picture books.

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