"Sensitive, inviting and respectful of both kids and animals … may help grieving young people tremendously as they take up life again after a beloved pet has died."
Sy Montgomery, author, The Good, Good Pig and Journey of the Pink Dolphins
“Provides a mirror not only into the life of a pet, but also into the heart and soul of the pet's young owner.”
Nancy Sohn Swartz, author, In Our Image: God’s First Creatures and How Did the Animals Help God?
“Spiritually wise and psychologically sound … leads parents and their children tenderly and creatively through the painful process of healingthe authors well understand that children do not lose just their pet, they lose a beloved member of their family.”
Rev. August Gold, author,Where Does God Live?
“[The death of a pet] can loom large and last long in the lives of young children (and their parents). This book provides a sensitive process for integrating this experience into a richer understanding of who all of God’s creatures are to each other.”
Eliot Daley, former producer, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood; author, Father Feelings
“A beautiful workbook that allows children to express their emotions through a variety of activities.... Will help adults guide young children through the grief process.... Recommend[ed].”
Congregational Libraries Today
“Strongly recommended.... Will enable a child to express and deal with their feelings.”
Midwest Book Review
“Wonderful.... Giv[es] permission to a bereaved child to mourn a pet ... [and] teaches them also to come to terms with death.”
Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues Newsletter