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Luna's red hat : an illustrated storybook to help children cope with loss and suicide / Emmi Smid ; with a contribution by Dr. Riet Fiddelaers-Jaspers.

Smid, Emmi, author, illustrator. (Author). Fiddelaers-Jaspers, Riet, 1953- (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kendallville Public Library - Kendallville KID SCIENCE BODY FEELINGS (Text) 37516002011792 KidNF Science Body Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon Y 155.937 SMI PS (Text) 34330512994170 Juvenile - Parent Shelf Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781849056298
  • ISBN: 1849056293
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) ; color illustrations ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: London ; Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015.

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Summary, etc.: It is a beautiful spring day, and Luna is having a picnic in the park with her family, wearing her Mum's red hat. Luna's Mum died one year ago and she still finds it difficult to understand why. She feels that it may have been her fault and worries that her Dad might leave her in the same way. Her Dad talks to her to explain what happened and together they think about all the happy memories they have of Mum. This beautifully-illustrated storybook is designed as a tool to be read with children aged 6+ who have experienced the loss of a loved one by suicide. Suicide always causes shock, not just for the family members but for everyone around them, and children also have to deal with these feelings. The book approaches the subject sensitively and includes a guide for parents and professionals by bereavement expert, Dr Riet Fiddelaers-Jaspers. It will be of interest to anyone working with, or caring for, children bereaved by suicide, including bereavement counsellors, social workers and school staff, as well as parents, carers and other family members.
Subject: Suicide > Juvenile literature.
Bereavement > Juvenile literature.

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