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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 43 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Waiting for Wolf by Sandra Dieckmann
    Waiting for Wolf - by Sandra Dieckmann

    £6.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781444946598 | ISBN 10: 1444946595

    Fox and Wolf spend all their perfect days together – talking and laughing for hours, swimming together in the big blue lake, and watching the stars come out, one by one.  Until one day, Wolf is gone.  A beautiful and moving picture ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mum
    Mum's Jumper - by Jayde Perkin

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911496137 | ISBN 10: 1911496131

    If Mum has gone, how do you carry on?  Missing her feels like a dark cloud that follows you around, or like swimming to a shore that never comes any nearer. But memories are like a jumper that you can cuddle and wear. And Mum's Jumper might be a way ... more

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  • Cover image of book The End of Something Wonderful: A Practical Guide to a Backyard Funeral by Stephanie V. W. Lucianovic, illustrated by George Ermos
    The End of Something Wonderful: A Practical Guide to a Backyard Funeral - by Stephanie V. W. Lucianovic, illustrated by George Ermos

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781454932116 | ISBN 10: 1454932112

    With gentle humor and quirkiness, this sympathetic book demonstrates how to say goodbye to a beloved pet and give it a proper sendoff.  Children love their pets very much — and when the animals die, that loss can be hard to process. The End ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Longer Alone by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by  Robyn Wilson-Owen
    No Longer Alone - by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Robyn Wilson-Owen

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781405291293 | ISBN 10: 140529129x

    A new picture book from award-winning performance poet, Joseph Coelho.   This touching picture book subtly deals with big emotions such as loss, with an uplifting and hopeful message about being yourself and the importance of family and talkin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ocean Meets Sky by The Fan Brothers
    Ocean Meets Sky - by The Fan Brothers

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786035622 | ISBN 10: 1786035626

    From the creators of The Night Gardener, comes a stunning new picture book about a young boy who sets sail to find a place his grandfather told him about... the spot where the ocean meets the sky.   It's a good day for sailing.   Finn l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pencil Dog by Leigh Hodgkinson
    Pencil Dog - by Leigh Hodgkinson

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781471169403 | ISBN 10: 1471169405

    This thought-provoking story centres on a little girl who has a pencil dog as a companion. Pencil Dog is imaginative, creative, and always able to turn a rainy day into a time of sunshine. But as time goes on, Pencil Dog gradually grows smaller and s ... more

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  • Cover image of book If All the World Were... by Joseph Coelho, llustrated by Allison Colpoys
    If All the World Were... - by Joseph Coelho, llustrated by Allison Colpoys

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786036513 | ISBN 10: 1786036517

    A moving, lyrical picture book about a young girl's love for her granddad and how she copes when he dies, written by poet and playwright Joseph Coelho.   This beautifully illustrated, powerful and ultimately uplifting text is the ideal way to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Clownfish by Alan Durant
    Clownfish - by Alan Durant

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781406374629 | ISBN 10: 1406374628

    A moving and original story of family, friendship – and fish.  “What’s it like, Dad – being a fish?”   Grief takes many forms, and manifests itself in strange ways. Sometimes very strange indeed. When, on an ordinary morning ... more

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  • Cover image of book Questions and Feelings About.... When Someone Dies by Dawn Hewitt, illustrated by Ximena Jeria
    Questions and Feelings About.... When Someone Dies - by Dawn Hewitt, illustrated by Ximena Jeria

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781445156033 | ISBN 10: 1445156032

    How do you help a young child deal with death? This hands on picture book is designed to help children with their questions and feelings about tricky topics that can be hard to talk about. Written with bereavement experts CHUMS this book offers pract ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Land of Neverendings by Kate Saunders
    The Land of Neverendings - by Kate Saunders

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571336562 | ISBN 10: 0571336566

    The cat flap opened. Emily thought a wild animal was coming into the house. But the muddy creature that climbed through had four little wheels and a tail. It spoke in a voice like rough sandpaper. ‘Come on, you two – it’s nice and warm in here ... more

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  • Cover image of book When the Mountains Roared by Jess Butterworth
    When the Mountains Roared - by Jess Butterworth

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781510102118 | ISBN 10: 1510102116

    A vivid, warm and atmospheric adventure set in the mountains of India, about a girl who is determined to protect the wild leopards of the mountain from poachers, perfect for fans of Katherine Rundell.  I thought we'd live here forever ... but ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fox & Goldfish by Nils Pieters
    Fox & Goldfish - by Nils Pieters

    £9.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780994128218 | ISBN 10: 0994128215

    Fox knows that Goldfish is very unwell. Before it’s too late, he takes his friend on an epic adventure beyond the fishbowl. Together they take a splash in the ocean, go for a bike ride in the Grand Canyon, admire the view of Mount Fiji, explore the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Building Boy by Ross Montgomery
    The Building Boy - by Ross Montgomery

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571314102 | ISBN 10: 0571314104

    All at once, it was as if the stars leapt closer. Grandma grabbed the boy, raising him high above the rooftiles on her head. She was alive!   The boy's grandma was a famous architect. Her garden is still full of old building materials. Unwilling ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Many Worlds of Albie Bright by Christopher Edge
    The Many Worlds of Albie Bright - by Christopher Edge

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857636041 | ISBN 10: 0857636049

    When Albies mum dies, its natural he should wonder where shes gone. His parents are both scientists and they usually have all the answers. Dad mutters something about Albies mum being alive and with them in a parallel universe. So Albie finds a b ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy Who Built a Wall Around Himself by Ali Redford, illustrated by Kara Simpson
    The Boy Who Built a Wall Around Himself - by Ali Redford, illustrated by Kara Simpson

    £9.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849056830 | ISBN 10: 1849056838

    Boy hides behind his wall because he doesn't trust people and he knows how it feels to be hurt and let down. That is until Someone Kind arrives on the other side of his wall.  This colour picture book will help children aged 4-9 who have experie ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shine by Trace Balla
    Shine - by Trace Balla

    £10.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781743366103 | ISBN 10: 1743366108

    A moving picture book to share with young children, and a catalyst for discussing big questions.   This is a story for the very young about loss, and the everlasting power of love. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grandad
    Grandad's Island - by Benji Davies

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781471119958 | ISBN 10: 1471119955

    After the phenomenal success of The Storm Whale and On Sudden Hill, this new book by Benji Davies deals with the emotional topic of losing a grandparent.  Subtly told, this beautifully illustrated book tackles a difficult subject with great sens ... more

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  • Cover image of book Not As We Know It by Tom Avery
    Not As We Know It - by Tom Avery

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783442263 | ISBN 10: 1783442263

    Jamie and Ned are twins. They do everything together: riding their bikes, beachcombing outside their house, watching their favourite episodes of Star Trek.   But Ned is sick, and one day, he may leave Jamie behind.   When they discover ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seeds of Hope Bereavement and Loss Activity Book by Caroline Jay, illustrated by Unity-Joy Dale
    Seeds of Hope Bereavement and Loss Activity Book - by Caroline Jay, illustrated by Unity-Joy Dale

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849055468 | ISBN 10: 1849055467

    This activity book uses nature as a gentle way of helping children aged 5+ understand change, loss and death. Through creative activities such as making a paper memory tree, writing and drawing about feelings, and looking closely at nature, children ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Brother
    My Brother's Shadow - by Tom Avery

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849397827 | ISBN 10: 1849397821

    My name is Kaia. Im frozen because of what happened. Im trapped because of what I saw. Can someone help me to grow again? Kaia is frozen when her brother dies, but can an unexpected friend help her to grow again? Age: 9+ years ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Memory Tree by Britta Teckentrup
    The Memory Tree - by Britta Teckentrup

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408326343 | ISBN 10: 1408326345

    A beautiful and heartfelt story about the death of a loved one and the memories that comfort those left behind.   Fox has lived a long and happy life in the forest. One day, he lies down in his favourite clearing, takes a deep breath, and fall ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Tiger Tale by Holly Webb
    A Tiger Tale - by Holly Webb

    £5.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781407138633 | ISBN 10: 1407138634

    Oooh, look at him. Isnt he handsome. A new Holly hero we all want to keep.   This dashing chap is Amos. Although some people say hes a stuffed toy, he feels completely real to Kate. He was a present from Grandad. But now Grandad has died. A ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo
    The Tiger Rising - by Kate DiCamillo

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781406357639 | ISBN 10: 1406357634

    This is the story of a boy who discovers that some things can't stay locked up for ever.   It's six months since Rob's mum died and he moved to Florida. His dad won't talk about her at all. "Crying ain't going to bring her back," he says. So ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher
    My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece - by Annabel Pitcher

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780621869 | ISBN 10: 1780621868

    Narrated by ten year old Jamie, a stunning debut novel about the tragedy that tears apart his family after a terrorist attack, and how they rebuild their lives. Ten-year-old Jamie Matthews has just moved to the Lake District with his Dad and his ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Absolutely Love Animals by Lauren Child
    I Absolutely Love Animals - by Lauren Child

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780718199166 | ISBN 10: 0718199162

    Two especially good stories about animals including I Completely Know About Guinea Pigs and a brand new story, the poignant and heartwarming I Will Not Ever Never Forget You Nibbles, published in this collection for the very first time. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Always and Forever by Alan Durant, illustrated by Debi Gliori
    Always and Forever - by Alan Durant, illustrated by Debi Gliori

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780552567657 | ISBN 10: 0552567655

    When Fox dies the rest of his family are absolutely distraught. How will Mole, Otter and Hare go on without their beloved friend?  But, months later, Squirrel reminds them all of how funny Fox used to be, and they realise that Fox is still there ... more

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  • Cover image of book Missing Mummy: A Book About Bereavement by Rebecca Cobb
    Missing Mummy: A Book About Bereavement - by Rebecca Cobb

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780230749511 | ISBN 10: 0230749518

    Written and illustrated by a new talent in childrens picture books, this extraordinary book deals with the loss of a parent from a childs point of view. Perfectly pitched text and evocative artwork explore the many emotions a bereaved child may exp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sadako
    Sadako's Cranes - by Judith Loske

    £12.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9789881512604 | ISBN 10: 9881512603

    A true story about grief, hope and the dark side of nuclear power. Beautifully retold and illustrated by Judith Loske Even today, children from all over the world fold paper cranes as a sign of peace and hope and send them to Hiroshima ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Flower Bulb: Helping Children Bereaved by Suicide by , illustrated by Loki and Splink
    The Little Flower Bulb: Helping Children Bereaved by Suicide - by , illustrated by Loki and Splink

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781847302601 | ISBN 10: 1847302602

    The Little Flower Bulb tells the story of Jamie, his mum and his twin sisters, and of how Jamie comes to deal with the death of his father.  Suitable for children aged 3 to 8, this beautifully illustrated book will be helpful for parents when ta ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Name is Mina by David Almond
    My Name is Mina - by David Almond

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780340997260 | ISBN 10: 0340997265

    Theres an empty notebook lying on the table in the moonlight. Its been there for an age. I keep on saying that Ill write a journal. So Ill start right here, right now. I open the book and write the very first words: My name is Mina and I love the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Michael Rosen
    Michael Rosen's Sad Book - by Michael Rosen and Quentin Blake

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781406317848 | ISBN 10: 1406317845

    A heartbreakingly honest account of a fathers grief for his son from the illustrious pairing of two former Childrens Laureates. Very occasionally the term non-fiction has to stretch itself to accommodate a book that fits into no category at ... more

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  • Cover image of book Muddles, Puddles and Sunshine: Your Activity Book to Help When Someone Has Died by Diana Crossley, illustrated by Kate Sheppard
    Muddles, Puddles and Sunshine: Your Activity Book to Help When Someone Has Died - by Diana Crossley, illustrated by Kate Sheppard

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781869890582 | ISBN 10: 1869890582

    Muddles, Puddles and Sunshine offers practical and sensitive support for bereaved children. Beautifully illustrated, it suggests a helpful series of activities and exercises accompanied by the friendly characters of Bee and Bear.   This book o ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Heart and the Bottle by Oliver Jeffers
    The Heart and the Bottle - by Oliver Jeffers

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780007182343 | ISBN 10: 0007182341

    Award-winning picture book star Oliver Jeffers explores themes of love and loss in this life-affirming, uplifting tale, due to be featured in a major motion picture.  Once there was a girl whose life was filled with wonder at the world around ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Savage by David Amond, illustrated by Dave McKean
    The Savage - by David Amond, illustrated by Dave McKean

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781406319859 | ISBN 10: 1406319856

    "There was a wild kid living in Burgess Woods. He had no famly and he had no pals and he didn't know where he came from and he culdn't talk. His wepons were old kitchen nives and forks and an ax. He was savage. He was truely wild."Blue Baker is writ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grandma and Grandpa
    Grandma and Grandpa's Garden - by Neil Griffiths, illustrated by Gabriella Buckingham

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781905434091 | ISBN 10: 190543409x

    Grandma and Grandpa loved being together in their beautiful garden. They loved it too when their granddaughter Lucy visited and they taught her many gardening skills. Sadly, these long, happy days were not to last, but memories of them would live on. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grandad
    Grandad's Ashes - by Walter Smith

    £9.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781843105176 | ISBN 10: 1843105179

    When Grandad died, eighty-three people went to the funeral. A lot of them cried.   Jessica, Colin, Sasha and Tom thought of the good times they'd had with their Grandad. They knew they would miss him a lot.   He had always wanted to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tell Me No Lies by Malorie Blackman
    Tell Me No Lies - by Malorie Blackman

    £5.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780330446235 | ISBN 10: 0330446231

    A powerful, thought-provoking and highly readable novel by one of today's most talented writers for children.   Gemma longs for her lost mother, taking comfort from the cuttings in her scrapbook; pictures of mothers who loved their childre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Still Here with Me: Teenagers and Children on Losing a Parent by Suzanne Sjqvist (editor)
    Still Here with Me: Teenagers and Children on Losing a Parent - by Suzanne Sjqvist (editor)

    £14.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843105015 | ISBN 10: 1843105012

    This book is a moving and thoughtful anthology of the experiences of thirty children and teenagers who have lost a parent.   In their own words, children and young people of a variety of ages talk openly and honestly about losing their mother ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wenny Has Wings by Janet Lee Carey
    Wenny Has Wings - by Janet Lee Carey

    £5.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780571223534 | ISBN 10: 0571223532

    Wenny and I were zooming through the sky. It was really bright and colourful, and the light was all inside of me like Id swallowed it.  After the accident, something big happened to Will North. Something that he has to keep a secret ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gentle Willow: A Story for Children about Dying by Joyce C. Mills, PhD, illustrated by Cary Pillo
    Gentle Willow: A Story for Children about Dying - by Joyce C. Mills, PhD, illustrated by Cary Pillo

    £10.50   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781591470724 | ISBN 10: 1591470722

    Written for children who may not survive their illness or for the children who know them, the second edition of this tender and touching tale helps address feelings of disbelief, anger, and sadness, along with love and compassion. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goodbye Mog by Judith Kerr
    Goodbye Mog - by Judith Kerr

    £6.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780007149698 | ISBN 10: 0007149697

    Mog was tired. She was dead tired... Mog thought, I want to sleep for ever. And so she did. But a little bit of her stayed awake to see what would happen next. Mog keeps watch over the upset Thomas family, who miss her terribly, and ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Something Terrible Happens: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief by Marge Heegaard
    When Something Terrible Happens: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief - by Marge Heegaard

    £9.00   paperback   (1991) - ISBN 13: 9780962050237 | ISBN 10: 0962050237

    A workbook to help children work out feelings about a traumatic event.   Traumatic events in the lives of their families, friends or community leave children feeling confused, insecure and frightened. Recreating the event on paper reduces ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Someone Very Special Dies: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief by Marge Heegaard
    When Someone Very Special Dies: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief - by Marge Heegaard

    £9.50   paperback   (1991) - ISBN 13: 9780962050206 | ISBN 10: 0962050202

    A workbook to help children work out feelings about death.   Heegaard provides a practical format for allowing children to understand the concept of death and develop coping skills for life. Children, with the supervision of an adult, are inv ... more

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