“Grandpa’s in our hearts, you see.”
Written by Lauren Flake and illustrated by Lauren and her late mother Dixie Benton Stucky, Where Did My Sweet Grandpa Go?: A Preschooler’s Guide to Losing a Loved One gently leads little ones and their parents into meaningful conversations about death, grief, and eternal love.
Activities and resources in the included Parents’ Guide reinforce the book’s comforting message of legacy and hope.
Meet the author
Hope for grieving families
“This book is not only beautiful, but the message is full of child-like wonder and curiosity around a topic that can be so heavy and serious. Bravo for being able to lift the burden of grieving without making light of the sadness and pain.”
Susan Seay, #Mentor4Moms and mom to 7 at SusanSeay.com
“I think this is a wonderful tool to help parents and kids begin the important conversation about loss, but also opens it up for kids to bring their own ideas to the table about where they see their loved ones.”
Jennie Flynn Buckley, M.A.T., parent educator at For Kids’ Sake
“Where Did My Sweet Grandpa Go?: A Preschooler’s Guide to Losing A Loved One has the magical qualities of lush images against a backdrop of heartfelt hopes to where the ones we love may go after death. This intelligently sensitive book may be a comfort for a young person struggling with loss.”
Leslie Tourish, L.P.C., at LeslieTourish.com