Cinnamon Roll Sunday: A Child's Story of Anticipatory Grief*
by Jennifer Allen, LMFT, ATR, BC
- Much needed resource for children facing loss
- Demonstrates how to cope with the uncertainty of a serious illness
- For school-age children who have (had) a loved-one with a seriously illness
Cinnamon Roll Sunday is a story for children experiencing a loved one’s illness and possible impending death. This story may also be helpful after the death of a loved one from a long illness. Adults reading this story also benefit by having communication about difficult topics, such as illness, treatment, and death, modeled for them.This book is also a bibliotherapy resource—a story intended to be read aloud by an adult to one or more children (ages 4-10). It is a reference for healthy coping and also normalizes and prompts sharing of the child’s experience.
Softcover, colored illustrations, 8.5 x 11, 38 pages