Lifetimes (5+)

Lifetimes (5+)

Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to ChildrenAuthor: Bryan Mellonie & Robert IngpenRecommended age group: 5-8 yearsDescription:Lifetimes talks about beginnings and endings. And living in between. A beautiful way to explain death to children. It...
Death Is Stupid (4+)

Death Is Stupid (4+)

Death Is StupidAuthor: Anastasia HigginbothamRecommended age group: 4-12 yearsDescription: Designed by hand in collage form from recycled paper bags, and embellished with jewels and fabric, forming a wonderfully different visual effect. This book is used in our older...
The Heart and the Bottle (6+)

The Heart and the Bottle (6+)

The Heart and the BottleAuthor: Oliver JeffersRecommended age group: 6-10 yearsDescription: A gorgeous book that is more vague about loss (showing an empty chair where once her dad sat) to explain death. To save herself from further hurt she places her heart in a...
Chester Raccoon & The Acorn Full of Memories (3+)

Chester Raccoon & The Acorn Full of Memories (3+)

Chester Raccoon & The Acorn Full of MemoriesAuthor: Audrey PennRecommended age group: 3-7 yearsDescription: Using forest animals to highlight the story, this book helps young children understand the positive purpose behind funerals or memorial services, and how...
A Taste of Blackberries (8+)

A Taste of Blackberries (8+)

A Taste of BlackberriesAuthor: Doris Buchanan-SmithRecommended age group: 8-12 yearsDescription: This is an older book, first printed in 1973, however it has stood the test of time for helping children grieve. The story centres around Jamie who is always getting into...