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The Colour Thief: A family's story of depression

Andrew Fusek Peters, Karin Littlewood, Polly Peters

We follow a young boy who loves spending time with his dad, doing fun things together. When his father becomes sad and distant, he doesn’t understand and believes he has done something to make his dad so, despite being told otherwise. Narrated from the child’s perspective, this is the perfect book to read with children who are trying to understand the cause and effects of depression and reassure them that depression passes, and their parents are not lost to them.

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Reader Reviews

Anonymous

28 August 2021

This book made me feel very very sad. When the happy ending and the colour came back I was pleased.

Anonymous

29 August 2021

I kind of liked it.

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