This book is for children ages 3-8. It is a simple and helpful tool for family members and caregivers to read to the child who has lost a parent. This book lets the child know that it is okay for them to cry and be sad as well as be happy and play. This book includes many ideas to help the child remember their parent. I Heard Your Parent Died encourages discussion and lets the child know that all feelings are normal.
From Page 1:
I heard your parent died.
You must be very sad.
It makes me sad, too.
Since your parent died, a lot of people have a lot of different feelings.
You have a lot of different feelings, too.
Author: Mark Scrivani
Illustrator: Lizy J. Campbell