When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death


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A book that explains in simple language the feelings people may have regarding the death of a loved one, saying good-bye, what might come after death and the ways to honour the memory of someone who has died.

This is not a story book; think of this book as covering anything and everything your young child might want to know about death and dying, and doing so with great sensitivity.

When dinosaurs die covers:

  • What Does Alive Mean?
  • Why Does Someone Die?
  • What Does Dead Mean?
  • Feelings about Death
  • Among Friends
  • Saying Goodbye
  • Keeping Customs
  • What Comes after Death?
  • Ways to Remember Someone
  • Glossary

From deaths of pets to deaths of close family members, from passing in old age to the death of a newborn, it’s all covered. Brown and Brown are convincing in putting forward that death is simply a part of life, and that you, child, can handle it.

In fact, there is no shortage of suggestions for how to honour the dead. Children need something to do even during the toughest times, and this book provides ideas that you might not think of.