[Bryan Mellonie] Lifetimes A Beautiful Way to Explain Life and Death to Children [fractured fairy tales Book] ePUB – Epub and TXT

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And that eventually all living things reach the end of their own special lifetime When grieving a diagnosis that meant my mom s days were few this book was a lovely peaceful straightforward look at life and death It was comforting that it does not address theories of afterlife or contain platitudes It simply talks about lifetimes their beginnings middles and endsThis was the only book about death I could read to my children without crying It let us soak in the reality of life and death and find it lovely Later we could talk about our hopes and fears but during the book we felt the calm rythm of the mystery of life

Review Lifetimes A Beautiful Way to Explain Life and Death to Children

Lifetimes A Beautiful Way to Explain Life and Death to Children

Ive book is a useful tool in explaining to children that death is a part of life I used this book this week in my Kindergarten classroom to help them understand the loss of their classmate It s a beautiful book for kids and adults alike It really helped me explain when words failed

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A pet a friend or a relative dies and it must be explained to a child This sensit For what it s worth I m proud to be able to offer a short review of my late father s book Lifetimes which is still selling all around the world many years after its initial publication Lifetimes was written by my father to try and explain death and dying to young children in a clear simple non sectarian way that they could understand and relate to Accompanied by some excellent illustrations of plants animals and people which also help convey the theme of the book Lifetimes is a gentle sensitively written book that both children and adults find comforting and reassuring when dealing with a difficult topic Despite many subseuent imitations I believe my father s book remains clearly the best and I am sure he would also have been proud to see that it has helped so many people


10 thoughts on “Lifetimes A Beautiful Way to Explain Life and Death to Children

  1. says:

    A wonderful and important book In a simple and matter of fact way Lifetimes explains death in a way that children can understand It is not particularly comforting Its straightforward prose can even be unnerving but it's not the book it's the topicMy daughter Donna was diagnosed with a brain tumor at 20 months After two years of tre

  2. says:

    For what it's worth I'm proud to be able to offer a short review of my late father's book Lifetimes which is still selling

  3. says:

    Matter of fact yet gentle This is an honest and realistic explanation that everything that lives dies It is stra

  4. says:

    I used this book this week in my Kindergarten classroom to help them understand the loss of their classmate It's a beautiful book for

  5. says:

    The concept of death is not generally discussed until there is an event and uestions that follow Once children hav

  6. says:

    When my wife died this was one of the books that were recommended to me by the social services so I'll be able to explain her death easily to our kids It helped tremendously it's written in a beautiful manner

  7. says:

    A really beautiful book and soothing way to explain death to a young toddler aged child Highly recommend for the death of a pet or loved one it

  8. says:

    When grieving a diagnosis that meant my mom's days were few this book was a lovely peaceful straightforward look at life and death It was comforting that it does not address theories of afterlife or contain platitudes It simply tal

  9. says:

    A cancer widow of 2 years with kids just a few years older than mine recommended the book Lifetimes The Beautiful way to explain death to children by Bryan Mellonie and Robert IngpenThis uncluttered book explains death in a matter of

  10. says:

    A beautiful children's book about the cycle of life for all living things animals plants humans bugs The words and illustrations peacefully showed how birth living and death are the natural process of life This book didn't focus on sadness or fear rather it focused on how normal this process is and how every living thing will experience death at some point Although death can be a sensitive and sometimes difficult subject

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