Bereavement Books For Children

This is a list of books which tackle the difficult subjects of bereavement and loss. We believe that grieving children may be able to relate to stories in the books or find comfort and answers to some of their worries or questions in relation to their experience:

  • Badger’s Parting Gift – By Susan Varley
  • We Were Gonna Have A Baby, But We Had An Angel Instead – By Pat Schwiebert
  • A Star For Bobby – By Helen Keenor
  • Dear Grandma Bunny – By Dick Bruna
  • Waterbugs and Dragonflies – By Doris Stickney
  • Always and Forever – By Alan Durant, Debi Gliori
  • Angel Chase and His Mommy’s Sign – By Colleen Severance
  • Ethan’s Butterflies – By Christine Jonas-Simpson
  • Someone Came Before You – By Pat Schwiebert
  • Remembering Our Baby – By Patti Keough
  • No New Baby By Marylin Eyre
  • When Dinosaurs Die – A guide to understanding death By L.C Brown& M. Brown
  • The Next Place Golden Valley By W. Hansen
  • Where’s Jess – By M. Johnson
  • Lifetimes By B. Mellanie
  • Gentle Willow By J. C. Mills
  • A Time To Grieve By Carol Staudachor
  • The Lonely Tree By Nicolas Halliday
  • The Grandad Tree By Trish Cooke
  • The Heart And The Bottle By Oliver Jeffers
  • Finding Hope When Dreams Have Shattered By Ted Bowman
  • No Matter What By Debi Gliori
  • Harry And Hopper By Margaret Wild
  • Muddles, Puddles And Sunshine – By Diana Crossly
  • The Scar – By Charlotte Mourdlic
  • Rabbityness – By Jo Empson
  • The Copper Tree – By Harry Robinson
  • The Bear And The Wildcat – By Kazumi Yumoto
  • The Great Big Book Of Feelings – By Mary Hoffmen
  • Grandpa – By John Burningham
  • Grandpa’s Boat – By Michael Catchpool
  • Moonshadow – By Gillian Lobel
  • Grandma And Grandpa’s Garden – By Neil Griffiths
  • Up In Heaven – By Emma Chichester Clark
  • Little Bears Grandad – By Nigel Gray
  • Princess And The Castle – By Caroline Birch
  • Duck, Death And Tulip – By Wolf Erlbruch
  • Aunt Mary’s Rose – By Douglas Wood

 
 
 

 

 

Many of these books will be available at the Halo monthly Group for families to read