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I Miss You

I Miss You
When a close friend or family member dies, it can be sad for kids and difficult for them to express the big feelings they are experiencing. This book will help explain in a gentle way that death is a natural complement to life and that grief and a sense of loss are normal feelings to have following the death of a loved one. Parents, teachers, and gift givers will find: -language that is simple, direct, and easy for young children to understand -a helpful tool for coping with loss and grief -a book about bereavement written by a psychotherapist and counselor -a whole series of books for children to explore mental health and emotional issues The A First Look At series promotes positive interaction among children, parents, and teachers, and encourages kids to ask questions and confront difficult social and emotional questions. Books feature appealing full-color illustrations on every page plus a page of advice to parents and teachers. What parents and educators are saying: -I highly recommend this book for anyone struggling with how to help their children deal with their grief. -The book did a wonderful job of presenting the facts about life and death, as well as explaining, and therefore preparing her for, the funeral and memorial service we attended. -There are good questions towards the end that can help to get little ones talking about how they are feeling. -This little book was a great and gentle way to introduce death and feelings associated with loss to my almost 4-year-old son. I recommend it.


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