Books for young children
There is a wealth of information out there to help your child to gently understand and explore the emotions around death.
Here is a selection of both fiction and non-fiction books for children (primary school age).
You will find most of them on Amazon.
Books about death and grief
Mum’s Jumper – by Jayde Perkin. Published by Book Island ISBN: 978-1-911496-13-7.
Samantha Jane’s Missing Smile – by Julie Kaplow and Donna Pincus. Published by Magination Press – ISBN: 13:978-1-59147-809-6 10:1-59147-809-x.
Missing Mummy – by Rebecca Cobb. Macmillan Children’s Books – ISBN: 978-0230749511.
I Miss my Sister – by Sarah Courtauld. Published by Child Bereavement Charity – ISBN: 978-0-9521661-1-5.
Remembering Mum – by Ginny Perkins and Leon Morris. Published by A & C Black – ISBN: 0-7136-4432-X.
Sad Book – by Michael Rosen. Published by Walker Books – ISBN: 978-1406317848
Why do things die? – by Katie Daynes. Published by Usborne ISBN:9781474979887.
Milly’s Bug Nut – by Jill Janney. Published by Winston’s Wish.
Grandpa – by John Burningham. Published by Red Fox – ISBN: 978-099-43408-5.
Badger’s Parting Gifts – by Susan Varley. Published by Andersen Press – ISBN 0-86264-062-8.
Books about Worries
Silly Billy – by Anthony Brown. Published by Walker Books – ISBN: 0-7445-7017-4.
The Invisible String – by Patrice Karst. Published by DeVorss Publications – ISBN: 978-0-87516-734-3.
Ruby’s Worry – by Tom Percival. Published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books – ISBN:978-1-4088-9215-2.
Books about coping with different emotions
How are you feeling today? – by Molly Potter. Published by Featherstone ISBN-13 : 978-1472906090.
The Monster Handbook – by Marneta Viegas. Published by Relax Kids – ISBN: 978-1-905076-58-1.
The Colour Monster – by Anna Llenas. Published by Templar books – ISBN: 978-1-78370-423-1.
The Huge Bag of Worries – By Virginia Ironside. Published by Hodder Wayland – ISBN: 0-7500-2124-1.
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