The Girl Who Lost the Light in Her Eyes: A Storybook to Support Children and Young People Who Experience Loss

1st Edition

Juliette Ttofa

September 4, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 22 Pages - 18 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9780367524418 - CAT# K465270
Series: Supporting Children and Young People Who Experience Loss

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This beautifully illustrated and sensitively written storybook has been created to be used therapeutically with children experiencing loss. Telling the story of a young girl who searches high and low for the light that is missing from her eyes, it encourages the child to move through the grieving process in order to find colour in the world again. The colourful illustrations and engaging story are designed to inspire conversation around loss, and will help develop emotional literacy and resilience in children and young people.

This book is also available to purchase alongside a pocket guidebook as part of the two-component set, Supporting Children and Young People who Experience Loss. The full set includes:

  • The Girl Who Lost the Light in Her Eyes, a colourfully illustrated and sensitively written storybook, designed to encourage conversation and support emotional literacy
  • Using the Expressive Arts with Children and Young People who Experience Loss, a supporting guidebook that explores a relational approach and promotes creative expression as a way through loss or bereavement

Perfectly crafted to spark communication around a difficult topic, this is an invaluable tool for practitioners, educators, parents, and anybody else looking to support a child or young person through loss or bereavement.


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