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Poppo's Half-Birthday Wish


Jenny's grandfather is no fun anymore. He can't walk or talk or do anything that he used to do before he got sick. But, Jenny is planning a big birthday surprise for her Poppo's Half-Birthday. Her biggest surprise is making his Half-Birthday wish come true!


Key Points

  • Encourages us to understand the importance of living in the present moment, and to make the most of the precious time we have with our loved ones
  • Models a child’s unique ability to celebrate and find happiness, even in the face of illness and death
  • Reminds us to do what we love to do, and those things that make us happy

Poppo's Half-Birthday Wish follows Jenny as she visits her Poppo during his final stage of illness to celebrate his half-birthday. In her bedroom, she collects all the things that she knows her grandfather will love. Even though Poppo is too sick to join in the celebration, Jenny creates a fun-filled half-birthday party that brings joy to them both. This book is ideal for a child who has a loved one with a terminal illness.

You can find the first book, What's up with Poppo? Here
You can find the third book , Poppo's Very Best Trick Here
You can find the fourth book, Bubbles for Poppo, Here
You can find the fifth book, Poppo's Memory Book Here


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