"The gentle message holds particular validity for children and is conveyed in a tenderhearted manner." --Booklist"Warm and sensitive." --Publishers WeeklyAll the woodland creatures--Mole, Frog, Fox, and Rabbit--love old Badger, who is their confidante, advisor, and friend. When he dies, they are overwhelmed by their loss. Then they begin to remember and treasure the memories he left them.Told simply, directly, and honestly, this uplifting story will be of tremendous value to both children and their parents. A gentle classic that can help foster communication, care, and understanding.