16 Children's Books about Death and Grief

These compassionate and comforting children's books about death help kids process the difficult emotions and questions surrounding grief and loss. Losing a loved one is always hard, and can be especially confusing for little ones. We're including recommendations to help explain death to a child in all of the ways they might experience it, with children's books about death of a grandparent, loss of a beloved family member or friend, and death of a pet. These books are especially written to help the youngest among us face a great mystery that we are all struggling to understand.


 

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