World Book Day

For World Book Day we’ve stuck to what we know – we thought this was a good time to focus on the great books out there for helping children cope with bereavement.

Children’s Books
These books are great to read with children to help understand death or bereavement. Good for helping your child at a time of bereavement, or ready for when they start asking questions.

Always and Forever, Alan Durrant
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Always-Forever-Alan-Durant/dp/0552567655/ref=pd_cp_b_1

Feather Pillows, Rose Impey and Robin Bell Corfield
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Feather-Pillows-Rose-Impey/dp/0001981390

Someone Very Important Has Just Died, Mary Turner
http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781843102953

The Huge Bag of Worries, Virginia Ironside
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Huge-Bag-Worries/dp/0340903171

What Is Death? Etan Boritzer
http://www.amazon.com/What-Is-Death-Etan-Boritzer/dp/0963759752

What on earth do you do when Someone Dies?
http://www.amazon.co.uk/What-Earth-When-Someone-Dies/dp/1575420554

Adult’s Books
These books aim to help you deal with a bereaved child in the best way.

Helping Children Cope with Grief, Rosemary Wells
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Helping-Children-Cope-Grief-Overcoming/dp/085969559X

Grief in Children, Atle Dyregrov
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Grief-Children-Second-Handbook-Adults/dp/1843106124
http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=7F3JTwit6kYC&pg=PA208&dq=grief+in+children+atle+dyregrov&hl=en&sa=X&ei=rJoYU4XeIqTg4QTw1YBI&ved=0CDEQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=grief%20in%20children%20atle%20dyregrov&f=false

Understanding Children’s Experiences of Parental Bereavement, John Holland
http://books.google.co.uk/books/about/Understanding_Children_s_Experiences_of.html?id=adzCtlyxwSoC&redir_esc=y

There are some great resources out there so that nobody should have to face bereavement alone.

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