"A pet, a friend, or a relative dies, and it must be explained to a child. This sensitive book is a useful tool in explaining to children that death is a part of life and that, eventually, all living things reach the end of their own special lifetimes."
"When Bob MacNally's cat dies, he is so sad that he doesn't even want to celebrate his birthday. His daughter, Maureen, and their preschool neighbor Alfie decide to cheer Bob up in a very special way."
"Anna is reluctant to plant the kernels of corn her grandpa has left her upon his death, until she realizes that the act will help her remember the times they listened to the music of the corn together."