Are You Sad, Little Bear? Hardback
A Book About Learning to Say Goodbye
by Rachel Rivett;
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A book helping young children through bereavement, loss or change, gently exploring the reasons for saying goodbye
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Are You Sad, Little Bear?
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‘Are You Sad, Little Bear?’ is the softly padded hardback with the soft illustrations and gentle words that help children in hard times of sadness when someone they love goes to be with God. Through the story of a baby bear whose grandmother bear has gone for ever, the lonely bear’s woodland companions help him to say goodbye, understand loss and the value of holding good memories in the heart.
Through answering questions with comfort and hope, children can have the charmingly illustrated picture book read to them in times of bereavement, loss or change. Although God, heaven and death are not mentioned this gentle exploration can be used in a faith and no-faith family, community and cultural setting to give reassurance that goodbye doesn't mean the end.
Are You Sad, Little Bear? by Rachel Rivett was published by Lion Hudson in March 2009 and is our 20981st best seller. The ISBN for Are You Sad, Little Bear? is 9780745961378.
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Are You Sad, Little Bear?Mary Bartholomew, via The Good Book Stall
A gentle story of learning about loss. Little Bear has said goodbye to his Grandmother for the last time, and his wise Mother sends him off into the Wildwood to see what lessons he can learn there to soften his grief. It is autumn and as he wanders through the woods, he talks to the swallows flying off to warmer climes, to the trees losing their leaves, to the sun who appears to die when it sets and the moon constantly changing, and he learns from them all that although things don’t always stay the same, there is always a bright side to seemingly sad things, a bigger picture for us to see if we take time to recognize the ‘Great Heart that holds everything for always’.
Young children of 3 – 7 years will find comfort and hope in this story.
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|Page last updated||25th September 2014|
|Author / Artist||Rachel Rivett|
|Publisher||Lion Hudson (March 2009)|
|Number of Pages||32|