Coffee, Rabbit, Snowdrop, Lost
This gentle, intergenerational story of a beloved grandfather sliding into dementia delivers an honest, affirming portrayal of love, dementia, depression, frustration, and hope.
- Fiction, General Fiction
- Mildred L. Batchelder Award 2022 (Honor Title), Notable Children's Books 2022
- Age: Younger
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9781592703739
Published by Enchanted Lion. Originally published in Danish in 2019 as “Kaffe Kanin Vintergœk Vœk."
From the 2022 award press release: The book is a gentle, sensitively crafted story of intergenerational relationships as a beloved grandfather slides ever deeper into dementia. The text is an honest, affirming portrayal of love, dementia, depression, frustration and hope. Additionally, lush illustrations with secreted away details support the poetic, poignant and powerful text’s messages.
“Love endures, even as memories are lost, in this inspiring, compassionate and necessary story,” said Batchelder Award Committee Chair Dr. Marie A. LeJeune.