32 pages | 18 Color Illus.
This beautifully illustrated storybook and accompanying guide has been designed to be used by adults supporting children through loss.
The attractive and engaging story describes a young girl who searches high and low for the light that is missing from her eyes. The storybook can be used therapeutically with children to explore feelings of loss, and provides a medium through which the adult can begin to work alongside or support their emotional literacy. The accompanying guidebook has been created to provide additional ideas for an adult supporting a child or young person through loss using the storybook. With an emphasis on a relational approach, the guide explores the themes of the story and can support the adult in using the expressive arts safely and sensitively with a child or young person, to help them journey through the grieving process.
This set includes:
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.
The Girl Who Lost the Light in Her Eyes: A Storybook to Support Children and Young People Who Experience Loss
Using the Expressive Arts with Children and Young People who Have Experienced Loss: A Pocket Guide