From best-selling author Molly Potter comes a picture book for starting conversations with young children about the tricky subject of death with sensitivity and honesty, from what death is to why people die. Let's Talk About When Someone Dies features engaging illustrations, gentle guidance and simple advice making it ideal for tackling the difficult topic of death and what happens next.
Molly Potter taught for 11 years in middle schools as a class teacher, science and PSHE co-ordinator. She then worked for several years as an SRE (Sex and Relationships Education) Development Manager, delivering teacher training and supporting primary schools in the development of their SRE programme and policy and many other aspects of PSHE. Molly now works as a teacher in a short-stay school with children that have been or at risk from being excluded from mainstream schools - putting much of her PSHE expertise into practice. Sarah Jennings has been illustrating children's books since graduating in 2013. At a young age she discovered a love of drawing and has been scribbling and sketching ever since. Sarah enjoys combining traditional and digital techniques to create her illustrations and particularly loves designing characters. She currently lives in London and works from her home studio in the company of her very cheeky three-legged cat.
This is a book that children will be able to read and understand
themselves but will also be perfect for parents and children to
read together - a great way to spark discussion about a difficult
topic and allow children to ask questions whilst giving parents
well constructed answers at a time when they may be struggling
themselves. -- K and O: Bonkers About Books
With easy-to-understand language used to answer complex questions, it covers all manner of tricky subjects with sensitivity and honesty. It acknowledges the way children may feel and the possible impact on the child's behaviour. A supportive book for a tricky subject. -- Parents in Touch