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Miffy and her family are really sad. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. With tenderness, touches of humour and unflinching emotional truth, Charlotte Moundlic captures the loneliness of grief through the eyes of a child, rendered with sympathy and charm in Olivier Tallec’s expressive illustrations.

This is a moving and funny book about a young teenage girl, Hazel, who has been diagnosed with lung cancer and attends a cancer support group where she meets Augustus. She is given encouraging words by a kind lady in the park who tells her to look in the mirror to see the face of her mother through her own reflection. This book for older children is a factual guide, answering questions such as ‘why do people have to die?’, ‘is it okay to cry?’ and ‘what is a funeral/memorial service?’ It is written in a straightforward way, with practical tips, advice and information about different faiths and beliefs. There are 0 customer reviews and 1 customer rating. By Caroline Jay and Jenni Thomas ISBN 978-1849053556. 0000004526 00000 n

Through telling the true story of what happened to his daddy’s body, we follow three-year-old Alex as he learns about cremation, burial and spreading ashes. By Pat Thomas & illustrated by Lesley Harker, 2001 ISBN 978-0764117640. 0000538417 00000 n It is based on the real-life conversations that Elke Barber had with her then three-year-old son, Alex, after the sudden death of his father and is written in Alex’s own words. h�b```b``�������� € "�@Q� ( b�l [)C�K�� ��3��1x8� 3��Xg�������- �T�s��㘶�y;���&m?w��\Z�W�W� �-� endstream endobj 73 0 obj [/ICCBased 94 0 R] endobj 74 0 obj [/Indexed 73 0 R 1 103 0 R] endobj 75 0 obj [/Indexed 73 0 R 5 104 0 R] endobj 76 0 obj [/Indexed 73 0 R 5 105 0 R] endobj 77 0 obj [/Indexed 73 0 R 6 106 0 R] endobj 78 0 obj <> endobj 79 0 obj <> endobj 80 0 obj <> endobj 81 0 obj <>stream 0000532453 00000 n Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Narrated throughout by teenagers words and stories, the book talks openly about the real feelings they may struggle with when someone important in … 0000013485 00000 n Suicide always causes shock, not just for the family members but for everyone around them, and children also have to deal with these feelings. Written in short, clear sentences that are easy to read, it covers feelings, different types of death and the future. 0000010481 00000 n A useful and informative introduction for any adult who is supporting a child through bereavement. By Hiawyn Oram, illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura, 2008 ISBN: 978-1842707746. They all find a way to remember Fox and get on with their lives. This humorous but sensitive story mainly focuses on Verity’s missing cat Mabel but reveals some of the misunderstandings and anxieties children can have about death. Teenage life is difficult enough for Gary and John, but when their Mum dies in a car accident, things get steadily worse. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Mother of two, Lisa Wells, was diagnosed with terminal cancer at the age of 31 and these two books grew from her determination to leave a lasting legacy for her daughters and her desire to help other families. It is wonderfully honest and will appeal to children and adults of all ages. Winston’s War, Churchill, 1940 – 1945 by Max Hastings, is a masterful review of the times and the man. 0000511523 00000 n e��VY��U�*j�sS�Mً��35=��(zQ���E_ɯ`���Eً���U�_}'Dž�8��У��������������������������������3����9����*-��%w���?�=��u�vM{�e�玞���*|�� ���� endstream endobj 82 0 obj <> endobj 83 0 obj <>stream “This project also acknowledges how communication has changed. Tonight, when he wakes, there’s a visitor at his window.

Find out about the various ways you can reach out and get support from us. It talks about the ups and downs of a family finding their way through bereavement and how things slowly get easier as time goes. It includes questions for the reader to answer about their own experiences and a section at the back for adults on how to best use the book. With its imagery and language exploring the themes of bereavement; this story offers children and families time and a safety within which to talk about death, loss and emotions. Questions such as ‘is being dead like sleeping?’, ‘why do people have to die?’ and ‘where do dead people go?’ are answered simply, truthfully and clearly to help adults explain to children what happens when someone dies. The book shows how children might deal with serious illness and death differently to adults and gives adult readers examples of how to support children when a sibling is not expected to live. He talks about what sad is and how it affects him and what he does to cope with it. A ‘little thing’ has been stuck in the attic for so long, he has even forgotten its name. This would be very helpful to introduce death to young children and a starting point to discuss what happens after someone dies and the different feelings one may have.

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This book is designed for parents, carers, educational professionals and other adults supporting children and young adults with SEND who have experienced the death of someone close to them. It covers areas such as children’s grief reactions at different developmental levels, sex differences and different types of death. She also talks about the things she does when she is sad and how these differ from other members of her family. A short, simple story of a young girl who’s Dad has died. They cover death by suicide, homicide, serious illness and in the military and are suitable for young children through to teenagers. Anyone who has experienced the death of someone they love as a child, however, will understand that this simply isn’t true. It covers talking with children about what is happening and will happen in their family and offers an overview of some of the feelings and thoughts people may have.

This wonderful, engaging lift-the-flap book offers simple answers to the sort of questions children ask about death, dying, grief, feelings and memories. 0000633453 00000 n But tonight is different. 0000003418 00000 n By Julie A. Stokes OBE, illustrated by Peter Bailey, 2009 ISBN 978-0955953927. By Robie H. Harris & illustrated by Jan Ormerod, 2004 ISBN 978-0689871344. There are also textbooks and reference sources for people working in the area of child bereavement. Other helpful books (not directly about death), Books for adults supporting a bereaved child, Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute? Grandma Bunny has died and it’s time for them to say goodbye and thank Grandma Bunny for everything she did for them. This tender and moving rhyming poem, with charming illustrations which is both a love letter to Lisa’s own daughters and a testament to the unwavering strength of parental love, a timeless message for families facing the challenges of bereavement. �T��~���n�����z��׺P��خ�V�~p�G!����]��A84�E�ש����!ANS�k�����������,�[��8z�hn*�L�:�`��{���:���H�`�lv���4taV�8�C��-��KT�E|�QaѰ��6�5�2/6������7>��j�̋�Ϥ8���C��K�q�&��ښ��/JFT�)�x?3n ���%M���Y{��<6���J��F{E�4��G'�\��3]���hH��6�Oa����*Pe��P�*Q�w�N��w�6��%��Z�R>�HlL������FFL�@�] %��Xx��L�T��rT�C�� ���MQ 8��$�2����]ȉ���_I:rn ��e)��@��(�H���P�͂�Y���ǰ=��w�0(�. By Judith Vigna, 1991 ISBN: 978-0807572535 Clare’s Dad died in a car accident and this book looks at changes in the family, difficult feelings, funerals and memories through the eyes of Clare. Ellen looks in all the cupboards for Stewart and even in the washing machine – then her family helps her understand that Stewart has died and isn’t going to come back. Beautifully illustrated, it suggests a helpful series of activities and exercises accompanied by the friendly characters of Bee and Bear. By Mark Lemon, illustrated by Maia Walczak ISBN 978-0993503146. 0000639759 00000 n An excellent educational book, which could be used as a starting point for discussion. By Eva Hibbs, illustrated by Sarah Harrison, 2020 ISBN: 978-1838115609. 0000645345 00000 n Conor has the same dream every night, ever since his mother first fell ill, ever since she started treatments that don’t quite seem to be working. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. It offers information and ideas as well as some activities which we hope will benefit children and their families. Told by the girl, this book explores the emotions of grief, including fear and anger, and draws on the personal experience of the author. This sensitive book is a useful tool in explaining to children that death is a part of life and that, eventually, all living things reach the end of their own special lifetimes.

A new free e-book has been released for Children’s Grief Awareness Week, featuring a collection of personal insights and advice for bereaved children by bereaved children, including those who have been supported by Winston’s Wish. A lovely story with fun illustrations encourages children to talk about their worries. It clearly explains about life and death focussing on plants, animals and insects before moving on to people. When he does, the other animals think they will be sad forever, but they begin to talk about the memories they have of the things Badger taught them and learn to cope with his death. This magical story sensitively offers children and families an opportunity to share the journey of its characters finding their way through grief. This booklet offers practical advice for families in the immediate days, weeks and months following a murder. Ellen’s new baby brother Stewart has been ‘lost’. A fun and imaginative book that only briefly talks about death but would be a useful to help support a young child through difficult times. 0000641772 00000 n 0000006810 00000 n We All Grieve has been produced thanks to funding from The True Colours Trust. At first, he doesn’t believe it, thinking it’s just asleep, but by asking lots of questions & with the help of his family he begins to accept Mousie’s death.