Learn all about emotions with this friendly guide, packed with advice on how to understand your feelings. Feelings can be tricky, and My Mixed Emotions will coach you through situations including dealing with bullying, getting on with siblings, grief, relaxing, dealing with sadness, and how to cope if y ...Show more
Category: Death/Dying/Grief/Dementia | Reading Level: 5-9
Have you ever wondered why a butterfly lives for only a few weeks? Or why a tree lives for hundreds of year? You may have been sad when someone in your family, or a favourite pet became sick and died. There is a beginning and an ending to everything that is alive. In between is a lifetime. Dying is a mu ...Show more
How do you help a young child deal with death? This hands on picture book is designed to help children with their questions and feelings about tricky topics that can be hard to talk about. Written with bereavement experts CHUMS this book offers practical help, tips and advice as well as exploring everyd ...Show more
The Forever Kid is a powerful picture book tackling the complex subject of grief from a child’s perspective. The thoughtful, wise narrative and beautiful illustrations combine to sensitively explore the idea that loved ones are always connected even when relationships change. This story about th ...Show more
Sometimes you can sort out a problem on your own. But sometimes you need to ask for help. This book helps young children aged 7+ to make this decision and find out about and understand life after someone dies. It features seven case studies from children who have a range of issues from a girl who misses ...Show more
When Sadness arrives, try not to be afraid: give it a name, listen to it and spend some time together. Maybe all it wants is to know that it's welcome. This beautiful debut by author-illustrator talent Eva Eland takes a poignant but uplifting look at dealing with sadness.
The little girl in NOWHERE HAIR knows two things: Her mom's hair is not on her head anymore, so therefore it must be somewhere around the house. After searching the obvious places, the story reveals that her mother, although going through cancer treatment, is still silly, attentive, happy and yes, somet ...Show more
I think about everything I'll miss if they tell me I'm going to die . . . my mom, my dad, my sister, cookies, TV shows I'll never get to see the end of, walking outside when it's really nice, the smell of fall, the starry sky on a full moon, my grandparents, my grandpa's lasagna, kissing Victor, Victor' ...Show more
When a little boy is told that his grandma has died, he isn't really sure what death means. In this reassuring lift-the-flap book with bold and colourful illustrations, he asks his mum important questions about death and bereavement. Why do people have to die? What happens to them once they are dead? Wh ...Show more
Category: Picture Books
'The wind is raking through the falling leaves and I wish that you were here.' As the seasons change, a young boy shares the magic of his garden with a special friend. From award-winning author and illustrator Briony Stewart comes a tender picture book about loss, love and friendship.
This book is about the death and life of someone very special. Badger was a friend, and almost everyone who knew him had warm and loving memories of when he was living with them. At first, those who loved Badger felt overwhelmed by their loss. In time though, whenever Badger's name was mentioned, someon ...Show more
Here is the book that Elf-help fans everywhere were asking for . . . a book to help children grieve in healthy ways. This friendly and loving guide is loaded with positive, life-affirming help to coping with loss as a child.