In an intricate tale of tragic loss and fervent hope, a loving sister seeks help from a compassionate, magical entity who uses the wonder of story to revive memories of a lost sibling. 

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Published by Enchanted Lion Books. Originally published in Norwegian in 2016 as “Den Finaste Historia."

From the 2022 Batchelder Committee: This carefully crafted picture book is an intricate tale of tragic loss and fervent hope as loving sister Vera seeks help from a compassionate, magical entity who uses the wonder of story to bring the memories of a lost sibling back to life. 

“Thought-provoking narrative entwined with emotive illustrations create an enchanting story that can be appreciated by children of all ages” said Marie LeJeune, chair, Batchelder Committee. 


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