When Grandma was the Moon
A delicate and endearing story about losing a grandparent
Crafted to carefully and creatively help parents discuss the loss of the beloved elder in their little one's life.
Recommended ages: for 0 - 9yrs old
Author: Stuart French
Illustrator: Madison Pollard
A heart-warming kids' book about death and loss.
What is this picture book about?
Who is this book for?
If you’re looking for a children’s book about death or the loss of a loved one, then this gorgeous story has been shaped just for you by our widely-acclaimed author, Stuart French.
Why do we need a kids’ book about death and loss?
Explaining death to the delicate little minds of children is one of the hardest parts of parenthood. Sadly, though, it is inevitable, and what's worse, one of the first losses of life our children experience often relates to the passing of a truly beloved grandparent.
How can we possibly find a positive in this? And how can we also ensure all our children's precious memories are retained and valued for life?
It is these questions and more that our truly beautiful story, When Grandma was the Moon, strives to answer.
An excerpt from the story
"Did you know the moon’s an artist and she paints with the evening light. She gathers the world’s colours and hides them beneath the night.
Did you know the moon’s a lady and she dances through the evening. She gathers the tides of the ocean and their movement is her breathing.
Did you know the moon is watching and the clouds hold her thoughts so tight. She gathers all your kindness and turns it into light.
Oh, did you know the moon's a teacher and she times her class to the rolling tides. She gathers all the children and gazes inside their minds.
I know the moon's an artist and she's in my room tonight. She saw that I was lonely and she began to shine so bright.
I know the moon's a grandma and her stories keep me warm. She felt that I was crying and my little heart was torn.
I know the moon's awake and she found my dreams among the clouds. She saw that my eyes were raining and she sang to me out loud..."
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Size: 11" x 8.5" landscape (27.5 x 21cm)
Cover: softcover (300GSM)
Pages: soft inside pages (200GSM)
All Ethicool Books are designed for ages 0 - 6 years old.
All our stories average 500-750 words in length.
This book is retailed exclusively online by Ethicool Books Pty Ltd, and available for purchase worldwide via our website.