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On the Wings of a Butterfly
by Marilyn Maple, Ph.D.

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the Illustrator
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About the Book

Book cover Book information:
Title:On the Wings of a Butterfly
Subtitle:A Story About Life and Death
Author:Marilyn Maple, Ph.D.
Illustrator:Sandy Haight
Publisher:Parenting Press, Inc., Seattle, WA
ISBN:978-0-943990-68-2, paperback
Price:$14.95, paperback
Length:32 pages

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This beautifully illustrated story of a young cancer patient and a caterpillar introduces the concept of death as a normal part of life and encourages parents and children to share their concerns and fears. Especially useful for 7 - 10-year-olds.
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