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Children & Pet Loss: Reading List

Further to my blogs on Children and Pet loss, below you will find a list of books to assist you and your child(ren) through the grieving process.

Children and Pet Loss Book List

Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant (age 3 -5)

Cat Heaven by Cynthia Rylant (age 3 – 5)

Goodbye Mousie by Robie H. Harris (age 3 -5)

I’ll Always Love You by Hans Wilhelm (age 3 -7)

Saying Goodbye to Lulu by Corinne Demas (age 4 and up)

The Rough Patch by Brian Lies (age 4 and up)

For Every Dog an Angel by Christine Davis (age 4 and up)

Paw Prints in Heaven (age 4 and up)

The Rainbow Bridge…A Dog’s Story by Judith Kristen (age 4 and up)

Jim’s Dog Muffins by Miriam Cohen (age 4 – 8)

Badger’s Parting Gifts by Susan Varley (age 4 – 8)

The Forever Dog by Bill Cochran (age 4 – 8)

Goodbye Mog by Judith Kerr (age 5 and up)

A Stone for Sascha by Aaron Becker (age 5 and up)

Paw Prints in the Stars: A Farewell and Journal for a Beloved Pet by Warren Hanson (age 5 and up)

The Day Tiger Rose Said Goodbye by Jane Yolen (age 6 and up)

The Tenth Good Thing About Barney by Erik Bleguad (age 6 – 9)

Toby by Margaret Wild (age 6 – 12)

Murphy & Kate by Ellen Howard (age 7 – 12)

Memories of You by Erainna Winnette (age 7 – 12)

Kate the Ghost Dog: Coping with the Death of a Pet by Wayne L. Wilson (age 8 – 13)

Lifetime: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children by Bryan Mellonie

Bereaved Children and Teens: A Support Guide for Parents and Professionals by Earl A. Grollman

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