The Monster Bed, Jeanne Willis, pictures by Susan Varley, Andersen, and Susan Varley, Mother Goose winner, with the beautiful Badger's Parting Gifts. Alex, the Amazing Aerial Acrobat, Gianni Peg, A & C Black, 0 0, £ On my list of favourites are Badger's Parting Gifts by Susan Varley and, of course, Goodbye Mog by Judith Kerr, although it's hard to get through. Susan Hill. Picture book. Walker Books. *. Describes a first day at .. A child dealing with loneliness. ISBN Badger's Parting Gifts. Susan Varley. BADGER' PARTING GIFAj BADGER'S PARTING GIFTS V i PARTING GIFTS Susan Varley COLLINS PICTURE LIONS Badger was dependable, reliable, and . "The gentle message holds particular validity for children and is conveyed in a tenderhearted manner." —Booklist“Warm and sensitive.” —Publishers Wee.