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Luna's Red Hat

Emmi Smid

Orla McAlinden, Children and Young People's Nurse with interest in Child & Adolescent Mental Health issues, Belfast

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I loved the message and the illustrations, the father features prominently, after Luna.


A beautiful book whose message is to address and provide solace to those who have experienced loss through suicide. Luna's mum is dead, she is sad and uncertain, so is her Dad. Together they find a method of beginning to understand their loss. Non hyped story line, gentle illustrations and a secular approach makes this a good intro to loss of all kinds, not solely loss through suicide.

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