About this Book
A story to help children ages 4-8 better understand and deal with death Sarah is sad when her grandma dies of cancer. She doesn't understand where Grandma has gone. Sarah's mother lets her choose if she wants to attend the funeral and she decides to go. Sarah learns about heaven and God's wonderful plan. To remember Grandma, she plants a special garden that would please Grandma, knowing she would love the gardeners the most. Also included are two pages of ideas for parents to use to help children through the grieving process, written by R. Scott Stehower, Ph.D., professor of psychology, Calvin College, and clinical psychologist. Part of the new Helping Kids Heal series from Zonderkidz.
By: Maribeth Boelts
Illustrator: Cheri Bladholm
About the Author
Maribeth Boelts is the author of 17 children's books, with 6 additional titles forthcoming. She is published by Houghton Mifflin, Albert Whitman and Company, Random House, HarperCollins, Penguin Putnam, and Candlewick Press. She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, and an instructor at the University of Iowa Summer Writing Festival. She lives in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
Cheri Bladholm is an accomplished artist who illustrated many children's books. She lives in Syracuse, New York, with her husband and their children.