A message of hope and gift of compassion for the bereaved, now available in Spanish. The Next Place is above all a celebration of life. Equisite color illustrations guide readers through the verse.
A classic, "The Next Place" brings gentle verse revealing a safe and welcome destination free from earthly hurts and filled with wonder and peace. A comforting message of hope and a gift of compassion for the bereaved. Exquisite, color illustrations.
"The Next Place" is an inspirational journey of light and hope to a place where earthly hurts are left behind. An uncomplicated journey of awe and wonder to a destination without barriers.
"It is quite simply, a treasure! It is one of those rare books that will sell & sell & sell..plus, it will enrich the lives of those who give it and receive it." (Bookstore Owner)
"The concept of timelessness, perfection, love...eternity are all brilliantly and literally portrayed." (Hospice Chaplain)
"I love the book and I am very choosy about what I pick out for our resource center. This book is a treasure!" (Director, Fernside, A Center for Grieving Children)
About the Author
Warren Hanson is an author, an illustrator, a musician, and a public speaker. He wrote and illustrated such beloved books as THE NEXT PLACE, OLDER LOVE, BEGINNING, RAISING YOU ALONE, PAW PRINTS IN THE STARS, TODAY'S SPECIAL, DEAR ME,and more. He is the illustrator of Tom Hegg's classic CHRISTMAS TEA and PEEF books, Richard Jorgensen's READING WITH DAD, and Rick Kupchella's TELL ME WHAT WE DID TODAY, and is the author of GRANDPA HAS A GREAT BIG FACE, THE SEA OF SLEEP, BUGTOWN BOOGIE, and IT'S MONDAY, MRS. JOLLY BONES!
Warren is a favorite of both students and teachers for the many school visits he does each year. He is a frequent speaker at churches and banquets, and at conferences on literacy, caregiving, marriage, and life in general. His business card describes Warren Hanson as "illustrator, author, amateur". As an amateur, he goes back to the word's Latin root, which means "someone who does something purely for the love of doing it". Warren Hanson loves what he does. And it shows.
Learn more at WarrenHanson.com .
Age Range:5 and up
Grade Level:Kindergarten - 2
Publisher:Waldman House Pr; 1st edition (September 1, 1997)