"Amy Rovere beautifully portrays the emotions, reactions, and questions children have as they struggle with loss. This is a 'must read' for parents and children coping with loss." —Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, professor, The Graduate School of the College of New Rochelle and Senior Consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America
"This book is a gift to anyone hoping to provide comfort, understanding, and hope to grieving parents and children." —Phyllis Kosminsky, PhD, FT, author, Getting Back to Life When Grief Won't Heal
"The honest sharing of difficult feelings, the loving guidance of a parent, and the useful suggestions for commemoration present a wonderful resource to help young people during challenging times. I highly recommend it!" —Linda Goldman, LCPC, MS, FT, author, Life and Loss: A Guide to Help Grieving Children
About the Author
Amy Rovere serves on the editorial staff of the American Cancer Society’s Books Division, helping create books for patients and families who are coping with cancer. When she was just nine years old, Amy lost her mother to cancer, and her work is inspired by her personal loss and her desire to help children who are going through a similar experience. She lives in Atlanta. Joel Spector is an illustrator whose art has been featured in books, magazines, and advertising and has been shown at the New Britain Museum of American Art, among other galleries. His numerous awards include the Gold Medal from the Pastel Society of America, a Society of Illustrators award, and Best in Show at the Kent Art Association. He lives in New Milford, Connecticut.