By Amelie Fried (author) and Jacky Gleich (illustrator).
In this poignant and beautifully illustrated book, children will lean about death alongside Bruno, whose grandfather passes away. Experiencing the bewilderment that often accompanies the death of a loved one, Bruno asks, I Grandpa just sleeping? Is he in a grave or in heaven? Why did he leave without saying goodbye? With humor and delicacy, Fried portrays the complexity of losing a friend and relative and teaches children that in death lies a beauty and depth to life. 32 pp., hc. Ages 4-8.