A picture book about the unbreakable connections between loved ones. This story lets kids (and adults) feel a sense of peace and joy when realizing we are always connected to our loved ones.
A story of a little girl who responds to the loss of a special person in her life by trying to shut her heart in a bottle, so it can never be hurt again. This book is perfect for kids to understand the emotions they may feel during the loss of their own special person.
This story follows two inseparable polar bears (Gus and Ida) that live in the Central Park Zoo and spend their time playing, splashing and listening to the sounds of the city. But, everything changes when Ida becomes terminally ill. The story explores a variety emotions like friendship, love and loss. It provides a gentle reminder that loved ones lost will stay in our hearts, always.
This story follows Syd, a little boy and his Grandad on an epic adventure on an island. It gently explores the idea of losing a loved one, making it simple for young readers to understand.
When Dinosaurs Die explains death, dying, and coping with grief and loss in simple and accessible language for young kids and families.
This story follows a fish who loses their friend. This colourful book touches upon the wide range of emotions during a loss, but also provide reassurance that someone will always be there to support them.
This book is great for starting those conversations with children about death, helps prompt them to talk about their feelings, and reassures them that it is normal to have feelings when someone dies.
This book focuses on the anxiety and feelings a child may face during the loss of a loved one, such as a parent. It helps provide a reminder to the readers that they are always loved by the person they lost, no matter what.
It’s a sweet story about a young girl whose father dies just before she goes back to school. Her kind teacher shares her story of losing her dad at a young age. The teacher takes Ava through the roller coaster metaphor of grief. Ava learns that her feelings are important and that she can talk to her teacher any time she needs to.
This story follows Fox and his forest friends who tell stories of the special moments that they shared. It’s a beautiful and heartfelt picture book to help children celebrate the memories left behind when a loved one dies.
When Grey comes home instead of Julie’s dad, Julie must learn to navigate all the big, unpredictable feelings loss brings. When Grey Came to Stay is the hopeful story of one girl’s journey through grief as she learns to celebrate her father in the midst of sadness.
This is a touching story about a child who inherits a treasured stopwatch that belonged to a beloved grandparent. It explores the stages of grief with sensitivity and wisdom.
This is a story about Ella, a young girl who is looking for happiness after loss. What Ella finds is a comfort and connection to her loved one, in the sweetness of her memories.