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Books for adults, about children

Books for adults, about children

As big as it gets: supporting a child when a parent is seriously ill 

Provides a range of ideas for parents and carers so that they feel able to involve their children in what is happening. The book also includes some suggestions about what parents might say to children and how to offer support.

Grief in children: a handbook for adults

This helps adults understand the different physical and psychological reactions in children when someone dies.

Healing children’s grief: surviving a parent’s death from cancer

This book will help adults better understand how children process grief. The author uses academic research methods to study the mourning process in different age groups, including their changing interactions with family and friends and their support needs.