A Bunch of Balloons
A book to help grieving children acknowledge what they have lost and celebrate what they still have left when someone they love has died. A story for ages 5-9. Compares loss of a loved one with the letting go of a helium balloon. It’s especially good because it looks at not just what’s been lost, but what still is left. All at once, the beautiful red balloon got away. . . A big person nearby tried to help him get it back. But it was too late. Quickly it flew higher and higher. Includes a message to parents.
Author: Dorothy Ferguson