Why Do I Feel So Sad?: A Grief Book for Children (Paperback)

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Find comfort and hope through the process of grief and loss―for kids ages 5 to 7

Why Do I Feel So Sad? is an inclusive, age-appropriate, illustrated kid's book designed to help young children understand their own grief. The examples and beautiful illustrations are rooted in real life, exploring the truth of loss and change, while remaining comforting and hopeful.

Broad enough to encompass many forms of grief, this book reassures kids that they are not alone in their feelings and even suggests simple things they can do to feel better, like drawing, dancing, and talking to friends and family.

Why Do I Feel So Sad? is:

  • Practical and compassionate―Written for early childhood-aged kids, this book touches on common sources of grief―everything from death to divorce or changing schools.
  • Different for everyone―This book normalizes the confusing thoughts and physical symptoms that come with grief, so kids know there's no one right way to feel or heal.
  • Tips for grownups―Find expert advice and simple strategies for supporting grieving kids in your life.

Children don't have to go through grief alone; this book provides the tools to help them.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781646117130
ISBN-10: 1646117131
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: July 28th, 2020
Pages: 52
Language: English

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