One day, all the animals, things and people gather on the high mountain, to answer questions. ‘Where do you go to when you are dead?’ is Duck’s question. It is an important question, as duck has lost her chick and her grief is dark and deep. Everyone has an answer to this question, according to their beliefs and opinions. Together, the stories of the elephant, the mouse, the tree, the cloud, the granny, the girl,... talk about the circle of life. Finally duck finds her own answer and a reason to go on.
A tender book that invites readers to philosophise about life, love and death. With illustrations that appeal to young children.
Themes: death, sorrow, philosophy, duck
Rights Sold: Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Chinese (Taiwan)