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A book to help children and families cope with the loss of a baby. Matthew is excited about the new baby. But then, one day, something very sad happens. The doctor tells Matthew's mother that her baby isn't growing properly and it won't be strong enough to live outside her body. Matthew and his mother and father will always remember their baby. But as time goes by, they will not feel sad so often. The author wrote this story based on her own experience, to help her son cope with the loss of a baby. It is intended to help children and families who experience miscarriage, stillbirth, perinatal death or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
*The incredible lyrics to the hit song 'You Will Be Found' from the sensational musical Dear Evan Hansen in a beautifully illustrated full-colour volume.* When Benj Pasek and Justin Paul set out to write a pivotal song for Dear Evan Hansen, they tapped into their main character's loneliness and allowed him to sing his way out of it. The result was 'You Will Be Found' a song that sets in motion a moment that goes viral in the world of the show. And then something happened in the world outside the show: Fans loved the song. It connected. It went viral. People found comfort in its message of hope. This beautifully illustrated edition of the 'You Will Be Found' lyrics is for them, and for anyone on the edge of a new chapter in life. It serves as a reminder to anyone who feels lost or uncertain that, as the song says - you are not alone. __________ Praise for Dear Evan Hansen: 'Even in book form, Evan Hansen's story sings. Required reading, especially for anyone who's ever needed to be found' - Becky Albertalli, author of Love Simon 'Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel is a terrific reinvention of an already brilliant piece of art.' -Jodi Picoult, author of My Sister's Keeper 'Today's going to be an amazing day, and here's why: because you're holding this book.' - David Arnold, author of Mosquitoland 'The writers of Dear Evan Hansen have given fans a rare gift' - Teen Vogue 'Yep, the hit musical will make you cry just as much in book form' - Entertainment Weekly
For years, tens of thousands of copies of The Invisible String have been sold to therapists, caregivers, and organisations who work with populations dealing with separation. Whether it's teachers using it around the early days of the school year, military organisations using it for family support, or counselors using it at grief camps, the book has inspired scores of workshops and creative activities within these groups that are often shared online. The book's co-author, Dana Wyss, is an art therapist who uses the book successfully with her clients, and she and Patrice Karst have partnered to create this workbook to help spread the healing power of The Invisible String to the communities that most need it. With more than 50 art and write-in activities limited only by the imagination, plus 12 punch-out reflection cards for added value, The Invisible String Workbook allows readers of all ages who have experienced any kind of separation or loss to delve deeper into their relationships, to engage in exploratory and healing conversations, and to build healthier attachments.
Are you trying to cope with the death of a family member or friend? Maybe a friend of yours is grieving and sad and you want to help him or her. This useful book gives lots of information about how to cope with death and grief. Characters Ali and Annie will guide you through the issues and give you advice and 'top tips', while Charlie the dog shows that he understands how you might feel.
This is a sensitive, beautifully written book designed to help young people cope with their grief over the death of a pet. It is filled with both poignancy and humor - a combination that really 'hooks' readers of all ages. It deals specifically with the loss of a dog, but acknowledges that grief can accompany the loss of any pet. It takes seriously the emotional depth of grief.
Olivia and her dog Barkley are inseparable. He's her sidekick, her partner in crime-fighting, doing good deeds, and sniffing out clues. They're the perfect pair. But one day, Barkley has to slow down and retire from being Olivia's sidekick. Olivia tries to keep on fighting crime, but it's just not the same without her trusty companion. Then, Barkley is gone, leaving Olivia heartbroken! She misses her friend so much that she dreads falling asleep because she doesn't want to wake up without Barkley. She struggles to think how she can keep being a superhero without her sidekick in tow. Gradually, however, she realises that Barkley wouldn't want her to be unhappy for the rest of her life. Find out how Olivia learns to be happy again, while always remembering Barkley and the wonderful adventures they had together. A heartwarming tale about love and loss, Saying Goodbye to Barkley will help any children who are struggling after losing a pet, or someone close to them. Its beautiful illustrations will captivate young minds, while its loving and caring message will help them feel better in the toughest of times. Follow Olivia's story to see how she managed to stay positive by caring about others and keeping her heart open!