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The following resources are recommended by Cruse Scotland to help facilitate discussions about grief, with children of various ages.
Books about death and dying:
What on Earth Do You Do When Someone Dies?
by Trevor Romain & Elizabeth Verdick
When People Die?
by Sarah Levete
Stories for younger children:
Badger’s Parting Gift
by Susan Varley
Dusty was my Friend
by Andrea Fleck Clardy
Waterbugs and Dragonflies
by Doris Stickney
Online resources for younger children:
Supporting Children & Young People Who are Grieving
a Cruse Scotland guide for families
The Little Book of Loss
by the Perth and Kinross Schools Project
Online resources for older children and young people:
After Someone Dies
a Cruse Scotland guide for young people
Young people living after loss
The Smart Grief Guide
This guide has been developed by a group of secondary school students to help young people.
Child Bereavement UK
Support and advice from bereaved young people for bereaved young people