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Finding words to ease children into the reality of a sibling death is an overwhelming task shouldered by grief-stricken families. Sad about Sammy is a first response book designed to help. A read-aloud story and colorful illustrations for young children couple with helpful parent information to help families navigate delicate matters of sibling grief. The dual-sided approach to telling the story allows for two completely different, yet parallel experiences to happen side by side, parent, and child. Written with the compassionate voice of a mother who suffered the devastating of loss of a child; co-written with the expertise of a Child Development Specialist, Sad about Sammy gives parents gentle and direct language to say what must be said.A must-have resource for grieving families and the first responders who come into contact with them. Illustrations and language are carefully developed to apply to any family with regard to gender, race, age, religious preference, and child's cause of death. No other resource offers this much in one simple and beautiful package.