Death and Dying

Read the best free books for kids about death, dying, loss and grief. Whether it’s the death of a beloved pet or family member, these books will help children understand death more gently.

fairy tales Grandmother by Hans Christian Andersen illustration of tree and stars


A beautiful story of a much loved Grandmother who dies, by Hans Christian Andersen.

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A mother vulture teaches a baby vulture about the cycles of life and death.