Children Books on Grief and Emotions

Children’s Books for Grief

  • When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death by Laurie Brown and Marc Brown
  • The Dragonfly Door by John Adams and Barbara Gibson
  • The Dragonfly Secret by John Adams and Barbara Gibson
  • Gram’s Song by Karyn Henley
  • Someone I Love Died by Christine Tangvald
  • I Miss You: A First Look at Death by Pat Thomas
  • Grandad’s Prayer of the Earth by Douglas Wood
  • Tear Soup by Pat Schweibert, Chuck DeKlyen and Taylor Bills
  • Water Bgs & Dragonflies – Explaining Death to Young Children by Doris Stickney
  • A Place in My Heart – Understanding Loss by Annette Aubrey


Children’s Books on Emotions

  • The Way I Feel by Janan Cain
  • When I Feel Angry by Cornelia Spelman
  • When I Feel Sad by Cornelia Spelman
  • When I Miss You by Cornelia Spelman
  • When I Feel Good about Myself by Cornelia Spelman
  • When I Feel Jealous by Cornelia Spelman
  • When I Care about Others by Cornelia Spelman
  • Share and Take Turns by Cheri Meiners
  • When Sophie Gets Angry…Really, Really Angry by Molly Bang
  • Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods that Make My Day by Jamie Lee Curtis
  • What Makes Me Happy by Catherine Anholt and Laurence Anholt
  • Feelings by Aliki (Reading Rainbow)
  • My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss