Using picture books to explain death to young children

291014In a well-written article published this week in The Guardian, Imogen Russell Williams takes a look at a child’s eye view of death and the power of picture books to explain the concept to young children.

This article looks at a number of excellent books that have found a way to deal with the topic without being too dark. As the author says, “Death and bereavement are difficult facts for parents to teach small children, made harder still if they are grieving themselves. But many authors have found elegant ways to start the process…read more

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