There is  a selection of books in the hscl office on Parenting, Bereavement, Gender identity and Special Needs. They are suitable for both Parents and children. Let me know if you would like to borrow some or if there is any particular book you are looking for.

We also have a Parent’s Book Swap in the Parent’s Room if you are stuck for a read. New books, (especially cookbooks), always welcome ! Let me know if you would like to borrow a book.

Here are some recommended books that help to  explain loss to young children . Read them yourselves  to make sure that you are happy with the content before reading them with your children.

  • The Invisible String,by Patrice Karst
  • Badgers Parting Gift,by Susan Varley
  • Is Daddy Coming Back in A Minute,by E Barber
  • Missing Mummy,by Rebecca Cobb
  • The Memory Tree,by Britta Teckentrup
  • Goodbye Mog, by Judith Kerr

Some community links  that may help :

  • Irish Bereavement Association

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