Bereavement Book of the Month – June | The Invisible String

Bereavement Book the invisble string

Each month we will be highlighting suggested reads for both adults and children.

Our recommendation for this month is The Invisible String written by Patrice Karst

Summary

Parents, educators, therapists, and social workers alike have declared The Invisible String the perfect tool for coping with all kinds of separation anxiety, loss, and grief. In this relatable and reassuring contemporary classic, a mother tells her two children that they’re all connected by an invisible string. “That’s impossible!” the children insist, but still they want to know more: “What kind of string?” The answer is the simple truth that binds us all: An Invisible String made of love. Even though you can’t see it with your eyes, you can feel it deep in your heart, and know that you are always connected to the ones you love. Does everybody have an Invisible String? How far does it reach? Does it ever go away? This heartwarming picture book for all ages explores questions about the intangible yet unbreakable connections between us, and opens up deeper conversations about love.

“This book is a beautiful way to begin to try, as parents, to instill in children the impenetrable power of the heart, the energy of love, and the flow that can be felt from the grace in every moment.” –Tony Robbins

For further help and advice, please visit our Bereavement Support page. Rosedale Funeral Home are active supporters of Nelson’s Journey, a charity committed to supporting bereaved children in Norfolk. We are also a subscriber to the Childhood Bereavement Network, a national, multi-professional organisation working with bereaved children and young people.

For more information about how to involve children with the funeral arrangements, please visit our What Happens at a Funeral page.