A beautiful and heartfelt picture book to help children celebrate the memories left behind when a loved one dies. Fox has lived a long and happy life in the forest. One day, he lies down in his favourite clearing, takes a deep breath, and falls asleep for ever. Before long, Fox's friends begin to gath ...Show more
When Fox dies, his friends think that they will never get over their great sadness. Hare, Otter and Mole are all inconsolable, and through the winter a great silence falls on their home. But when spring comes, Squirrel calls on his friends, and reminds them all of all the funny things that Fox used to d ...Show more
When Jack meets Old Man Death coming towards his cottage, he realises at once what's up. "You're not taking my old mother!" he cries, and hits out at Death with his fists. With each punch, Death gets smaller and smaller, until Jack is able to squeeze him inside a hazelnut shell. But, then the trouble be ...Show more
Actress and author Nanette Newman has written this joyful and touching story about the relationship between a boy and his dog. Barney loves digging, singing and stealing lamb chops, but most of all Barney loves his owner Ben as much as Ben loves Barney. Nothing could ever replace that dog. But after Bar ...Show more
Category: Grief | Reading Level: 6-12
In a strangely heart-warming story, a duck strikes up an unlikely friendship with Death. Death, Duck and the Tulip will intrigue, haunt and enchant readers of all ages. Simple, warm, and witty, this book deals with a difficult subject in a way that is elegant, straightforward, and life-affirming.
The "Saying Goodbye To" series aims to help and support children going through the difficult and upsetting stages of bereavement by helping children to understand their feelings and the natural process of emotions of the loss of a loved one.
Category: Grief | Reading Level: From 7 To 9
Elderly Daisy can't keep up with Will any more, and then one day she wakes up to find herself in heaven! How marvellous - now she no longer feels tired or ill, and she can run as fast as she used to! But she worries about Will because he is so miserable, and so she sends him dreams to show him where she ...Show more
Category: Grief | Reading Level: Children's - Grade 2-3, Age 7-8
An art therapy and activity book for children coping with death. Children are encouraged to express in pictures what they are often incapable of expressing in words. They can also write their responses. The book also helps children consider meaningful ways to commemorate their loved one. Sensitiv ...Show more
Category: Grief | Reading Level: 5-8
Master storyteller Michael Foreman's has created a timely and moving story of a child creating a garden of hope in the midst of poverty and war. A boy's world is ruin and rubble, with a wire fence and soldiers separating him from the cool hills where his father used to take him as a small child. Can a t ...Show more
This is a warm and moving story about Fennel the dog from a brilliant new voice in picture books. Where is Fennel the dog off to with Granny's slipper on his nose? As Fennel goes on a day's outing he meets all sorts of characters wondering what he's up to with that slipper. But his reply is always the s ...Show more
An excellent resource for helping children learn the basic concepts of illness and various age-appropriate ways of coping with it.
A practical format for allowing children to understand the concept of death and develop coping skills for life, this book is designed for young readers to illustrate.