What does dead mean? : a book for young children to help explain death and dying / Caroline Jay and Jenni Thomas ; illustrated by Unity-Joy Dale.

By: Jay, Caroline 1953-.
Contributor(s): Thomas, Jennifer Anne 1943- | Dale, Unity-Joy [illustrator.].
London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781849053556.Subject(s): DEATH | JUVENILE LITERATURESummary: "What Does Dead Mean? is a beautifully illustrated book that guides children gently through 17 of the 'big' questions they often ask about death and dying. Questions such as 'Is being dead like sleeping?', 'Why do people have to die?' and 'Where do dead people go?' are answered simply, truthfully and clearly to help adults explain to children what happens when someone dies. Prompts encourage children to explore the concepts by talking about, drawing or painting what they think or feel about the questions and answers. Suitable for children aged 4+, this is an ideal book for parents and carers to read with their children, as well as teachers, therapists and counsellors working with young children." - BOOK JACKET
List(s) this item appears in: Real life. Jan 2017 CM | Death and grief picture books. June 2019 | Children's books on death and grief. Aug 2017 CM | Juvenile literature- illness and death Jan 2018 | Death and Grief October 2019
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"What Does Dead Mean? is a beautifully illustrated book that guides children gently through 17 of the 'big' questions they often ask about death and dying. Questions such as 'Is being dead like sleeping?', 'Why do people have to die?' and 'Where do dead people go?' are answered simply, truthfully and clearly to help adults explain to children what happens when someone dies. Prompts encourage children to explore the concepts by talking about, drawing or painting what they think or feel about the questions and answers. Suitable for children aged 4+, this is an ideal book for parents and carers to read with their children, as well as teachers, therapists and counsellors working with young children." - BOOK JACKET

Patron comment on 09/03/2020

Very helpful for the family I was working with

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