We have a range of books and resources that you might find helpful. From books to help with loss to story books to help children understand, you are welcome to borrow from our lending library.
The factsheet below gives some helpful suggestions as to how to have difficult conversations with a child about the death of a loved one.
How to tell children that someone has died
How families heal from the death of a child. Barbara D. Rosof For families embarked on the torturous journey of healing after the death of a child.
Surviving the loss of a child. Gary Roe Hopeful, healing and compassionate insight into a truly difficult topic.
Finding the meaning of grief through the five stages of loss. Elizabeth Kubler Ross and David Kessler A rich trove for anyone experiencing grief – shedding light, comfort and hope.
Living after losing a child. Ellen Mitchell Bereaved parents candidly share what to expect in the first years and beyond.
Trevor Romain The author answers difficult questions that occur when someone dies, Where do they go? Is it my fault? How do I say goodbye?
Patrice Karst The mother in this story reminds children and adults they are never truly alone, they are always connected by an invisible string of love.
Rebecca Elliott Toby Knows his sister Clemmie is very brave. When she goes to hospital, they both have to help each other face their fears.
Rebecca Elliott Toby talks about his sister Clemmie. Clemmie has additional needs. Why? just because!
Charlie the Courageous Joslynn Jarrett-Skelton Charlie and Lawson are best friends and both have had open heart surgery. This story is about friendship and their special hearts.
Alan Durant When fox dies, his friends are very sad and explore ways to remember their dear friend.
Diana Crossley An activity book to help children understand death and remember a loved one.
If you would like to borrow a book, get in touch by emailing [email protected] or phone 02890 312228.