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Water Bugs and Dragonflies: Explaining Death to Young Children

Title

Water Bugs and Dragonflies: Explaining Death to Young Children

Authors

Doris Stickney

Illustrator

Gloria Ortiz Hernandez

Publisher

Pilgrim Press

Pages

26 pages

Publication Year

1987

ISBN

9780829811803

Genre

fantasy

Topic

Family Relationships; Family member death; death

Annotation

After a water bug suddenly leaves her pond and is transformed into a dragonfly, her friends' questions about such departures are like those children ask when someone dies.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Impact

direct

Keywords

coloring book; grief

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Water Bugs and Dragonflies: Explaining Death to Young Children

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