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First Conversations

Goodbye: A First Conversation About Grief

Megan Madison

List price £8.99
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Board book (BH)
07 Nov 2023
Page Street Publishing
36 pages - 190 x 173 x 4mm
First Conversations


Developed by experts in the fields of early childhood and activism against injustice, this topic-driven board book offers clear, concrete language and compelling imagery to introduce the concept of grief. This book aims to normalise the topic of death by discussing what it means and how it feels to experience loss. It centre around several questions that arise about grief and honest, simple ways to answer them. While young children are avid observers and questioners of their world, adults often shut down or postpone conversations on complicated topics because it's hard to know where to begin. Research shows that talking about tough issues from the age of two not only helps children understand what they see, but also increases self-awareness, self-esteem, and allows them to recognise and confront things that are unfair, like discrimination and prejudice. These books offer a supportive approach that considers both the child and the adult. Stunning art accompanies the simple and interactive text, and the backmatter offers additional resources and ideas for extending this discussion.
Our Skin: A First Conversation About Race 9780593382639, Being You: A First Conversation About Gender 9780593382646, Yes! No!: A First Conversation About Consent 9780593383322, Yes! No!: A First Conversation About Consent 9780593521885, Being You: A First Conversation About Gender 9780593521878, Together: A First Conversation About Love 9780593520963, Together: A First Conversation About Love 9780593522882, Every Body: A First Conversation About Bodies 9780593383346
Based on the research that race, gender, death, and other important topics should be discussed with toddlers on up, this read-aloud board book series offers adults the opportunity to begin important conversations with young children in an informed, safe, and supported way.
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