Cleo and Rob

Helen Brown, illustrated by Phoebe Morris
AUD $24.99
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Sometimes hope has four paws, golden eyes and soft black fur.


'I was deeply moved. It's a treasure. This is truly a wonderful book.' Gaytana Adorna, Southern FM

'A story of the power of love, hope, redemption and healing when grief seems overwhelming. It provides a wonderful support to children in similar circumstances, and an anchor to discussions about finding contentment with soulmates - our pets and through friendships.' Romi Sharp, Children's Book Council of Australia

A kitten called Cleo steps into six-year-old Rob's life after his big brother, Sam, dies.

With Cleo's help, Rob discovers that, even through the toughest times, healing can happen.

Based on true events in author Helen Brown's family, this heartwarming story first appeared as a world-wide bestselling book for adults, Cleo.

Author bio:

Helen Brown's memoir Cleo is a New York Times best seller that has been published in more than 17 languages. Helen lives in Melbourne and is the author of thirteen other books for adults. This is her first book for children.

Phoebe Morris has illustrated a number of award-winning children's picture books. She also creates illustrations for a wide range of clients; for use on apps, websites, packaging and even shipping containers. Phoebe lives in Wellington.

Category: Children's
ISBN: 9781988547350
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: A&U New Zealand
Pub Date: October 2019
Page Extent: 32
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational