How do I explain death to children?

Lifetimes: The  beautiful way to explain death to children

While written primarily for Baby-Preschool reading level, this excellent illustrated book has important concepts for adults.


There is a beginning
and an ending for everything
that is alive.
In between is living.

All around us, everywhere,
beginnings and endings
are going on all the time.

With living in between.

This is true for all living things.
For plants.
For people.
For birds.
For fish.
For trees.
For animals.

Even for the tiniest insect.

Product Description

A pet . . . a friend . . . or a relative dies, and it must be explained to a child. This sensitive book is a useful tool in explaining to children that death is a part of life and that, eventually, all living things reach the end of their own special lifetimes.

Product Details

Title: Lifetimes: The  beautiful way to explain death to children
Author: Bryan Mellonie
Illustrations by: Robert Ingpen
Paperback: 40 pages
Publisher: Bantam
Publication Date: October 1, 1983
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0553344021
ISBN-13: 978-0553344028

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