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Anyone know of a good book to explain death to a 6 year old... keeps worrying

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greener2 Tue 16-Jul-13 19:59:23

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BeeMom Mon 15-Jul-13 21:22:20

OK, in that case, if it is alright with you, I can ask the Child Life specialist when Bee goes in to hospital next if she has any recommendations. Trying to make sense of death at that age is a normal developmental step, but it can certainly be a scary one for everyone involved... particularly in a society where death is not talked about except behind closed doors and in hushed tones.

greener2 Sat 13-Jul-13 15:15:58

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BeeMom Sat 13-Jul-13 00:50:23

In helping Bee to explain the loss of her best friend and the fears that she will follow the same course (which may likely happen) we read the book Gentle Willow many times.

It is beautiful, and gentle, and as I am having as much trouble dealing with the future as she is (and likely more) still a book I cannot read without crying.

Oops - maybe not the best endorsement hmm

Bumbez Fri 12-Jul-13 21:23:15

I don't have any first hand experience but this book is in our bereavement room at work and I do quite like it. Sorry for your loss sad

PolterGoose Fri 12-Jul-13 21:06:03

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greener2 Fri 12-Jul-13 20:12:00

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