The sea, always the sea (De zee, altijd de zee)

The sea, always the sea (De zee, altijd de zee)

Author: Jaak Dreesen
Illustrator: Elsje Dezwarte

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SKU: 9789058386526

Alfred has lost everyone: his parents, his wife, his daughter. He is all alone. Until one day, while shopping his trolley bumps against that of the nine-year-old Lisa. It’s the beginning of a warm friendship between a young family and an old man. Suddenly, it seems like Alfred has family again.


A gentle and sensitive story about friendship and loneliness.


Themes: being lonely, loss, friendship, family, grandfather

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Variety fiction
Themes being lonely, loss, friendship, family, grandfather
Age 8+
Reading level AVI 7
Number of pages 72 pages
Format 21 x 14,5 cm
Design hardcover
Published since 01/10/2010
NUR code 282
Author Jaak Dreesen
Illustrator Elsje Dezwarte
ISBN Number 9789058386526