Luna's Red Hat
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Release Date:21 Apr 2015
ISBN:9781849056298
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Luna's Red Hat

An Illustrated Storybook to Help Children Cope with Loss and Suicide

By Emmi Smid; Illustrated by Emmi Smid
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

RELATED TOPICS: Fiction, Literature
Emmi Smid is a children's book author and illustrator. She was born in the Netherlands but currently lives and works in Brighton, UK. Emmi wrote this book for her cousins, who would have wanted to have a book like this when they were younger.
The story. Guide for Parents by Dr Riet Fiddelaers-Jaspers.
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