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8 Outstanding Books To Help Children Through the Loss of a Pet

  • CHILDREN'S

    BIG CAT, LITTLE CAT

    MARCH 14, 2017

CHILDREN'S

BIG CAT, LITTLE CAT

by Elisha Cooper ; illustrated by Elisha Cooper

A hard book to read for anyone who has lost a feline family member but a heart-healing message all the same. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    ROSIE & CRAYON

    APRIL 1, 2017

  • CHILDREN'S

    SONYA'S CHICKENS

    AUG. 11, 2015

CHILDREN'S

SONYA'S CHICKENS

by Phoebe Wahl ; illustrated by Phoebe Wahl

A reassuring story about death in the natural world, thoughtfully designed and illustrated. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    TIM'S GOODBYE

    APRIL 17, 2018

CHILDREN'S

TIM'S GOODBYE

by Steven Salerno ; illustrated by Steven Salerno

A succinct text and an uncluttered design provide space to discover and process a loss. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    LOVE FROM ALFIE MCPOONST, THE BEST DOG EVER

    MARCH 1, 2020

CHILDREN'S

LOVE FROM ALFIE MCPOONST, THE BEST DOG EVER

by Dawn McNiff ; illustrated by Patricia Metola

A memorable effort that will comfort anyone who has lost a beloved dog. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    GHOST CAT

    JUNE 11, 2019

CHILDREN'S

GHOST CAT

by Kevan Atteberry ; illustrated by Kevan Atteberry

Losing a pet is always difficult; finding a new one isn’t the solution for everyone, but in this case, it’s a decidedly... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    PAWS + EDWARD

    MAY 7, 2019

CHILDREN'S

PAWS + EDWARD

by Espen Dekko ; illustrated by Mari Kanstad Johnsen

A truly brilliant contribution to the genre and a must for any child who has lost a beloved pet. Full review >

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