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5 edition of Gentle Willow found in the catalog.

Gentle Willow

Joyce C. Mills

Gentle Willow

a story for children about dying

by Joyce C. Mills

  • 59 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by G. Stevens in Milwaukee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death -- Fiction.,
  • Trees -- Fiction.,
  • Squirrels -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    Amanda is upset that she is going to lose her friend Gentle Willow, but the Tree Wizards help her understand that her memories are gifts from her friend and that there are special ways of saying goodbye.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Joyce C. Mills ; illustrated by Michael Chesworth.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesBooks to help children
    ContributionsChesworth, Michael, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.M63977 Ge 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1427097M
    ISBN 100836810708
    LC Control Number93038212
    OCLC/WorldCa29259093

      Gentle Willow by Joyce C. Mills, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(85). Gentle Willow: Joyce C. Mills: Paperback - Revised Ed.: Social Themes - Death, Grief, Bereavement bookBrand: Magination Press.

    Gentle Willow: A Story for Children About Dying by Joyce Mills “Wise tree wizards talk to a squirrel and a tree about the tree’s impending death, and eventually help them both move toward accepting it.”—NYPL Blog. Gentle Willow is a book for children who may not survive their illness. This comforting story about a tender-spirited tree.   Gentle Willow: A story for children about dying, by Joyce C. Mills. This lovely story tells the tale of a squirrel who loves to play in her friend the Gentle Willow. One day, the squirrel notices that the tree is changing. Tree wizards appear, but cannot fix Gentle Willow.

      7 Children's Books That Are Even More Healing Than the Self-Help Section. By Laura Brennan. Oct. 28, Gentle Willow by Joyce C. Mills, Ph.D.   Although classed as children's literature, The Wind in the Willows holds a gentle fascination for adults too. The vocabulary is decidedly not "Dick and Jane", and a .


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I bought this book to help my older son (6) cope with his grandmother's cancer. It describes a willow tree and it's friendship with a smaller tree and a squirrel. When willow tree gets sick, its friends have to understand that it is a sick that does not go away and how they can help willow tree come to terms and be happy in its last by: 3.

Gentle Willow is afraid to go through the change of death, but Amanda comforts her by telling her the story of the metamorphosis of the yellow butterflies that grace her branches. This book addresses the change and permanence with sensitivity and language that children can understand.

32 pages.4/5. When I finished reading this book I turned to the introduction and learned "Gentle Willow" was written for children who may not survive their illness as well as for the children who know them. I have to admit, I thought this sensitive book would also help children prepare for the death of /5(4).

Gentle Willow is a book for children who may not survive their illness. This comforting story about a tender-spirited tree and her friends in the forest will also help all children with the death of friends, family members, or even : American Psychological Association.

Gentle Willow: A Story for Children About Dying was written for children who may not survive their illness. This comforting story will also help all children to deal with the death of friends, family members, or even pets.

It is a loving and tender tale that addresses our feelings of sadness, love, disbelief, and : American Psychological Association. Gentle Willow is a book for children who may not survive their illness. This comforting story about a tender-spirited tree and her friends in the forest will also help all children with the death of friends, family members, or even pets.

Written for children who may not survive their illness or for the children who know them, the second edition of this tender and touching tale helps address feelings of disbelief, anger, and sadness, along with love and :   Amanda the squirrel is upset that she is going to lose her friend Gentle Willow, but the tree wizards give advice that help both her and Gentle Willow accept the change that comes with death.

Compare products, read customer reviews, and get free shipping.5/5(1). Gentle Willow: A Story for Children About Dying (Books to Help Children) Gareth Stevens Pub, Library Binding, Gentle Willow: A Story for Children About Dying4/5().

Amanda and Little Tree discover that their friend Gentle Willow isn't feeling very well. About the Author Joyce C. Mills, PhD, is a Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Play Therapy Supervisor, international trainer, and recipient of the Play Therapy International award for a major contribution to the field of Play Therapy and Child Reviews:   A Beautiful story for children about dying I also believe a beautiful story for ALL ages xox You can purchase this lovely book on Amazon Publisher Summary Amanda the squirrel is upset that she is going to lose her friend Gentle Willow, but the tree wizards give advice that help both her and Gentle Willow accept the change that comes with death.

What Kind of Book is Gentle Willow/5(1). Amanda is upset that she is going to lose her friend Gentle Willow, but the Tree Wizards help her understand that her memories are gifts from her friend and that there are special ways of saying goodbye.

Written to help children who may not survive their illness. May also help children who are dealing with with the death of a friend, family member or even a pet.5/5(1). This book is meant to serve as a resource for parents to talk to their children about death, and friends or the child who may be dying from a terminal disease.

Told as a story about a friendship between a squirrel and a tree, the tree gets a disease and dies, and the squirrel must learn to cope.4/5(2). “Gentle Willow: A Story For Children About Dying” is a beautifully conceived little book written for children dealing with terminal illness.

There are a number of wonderful books out there to help explain the dying process to children. about the Mosaic and how the book, Gentle Willow, helped her during the death of my far as how it helped my children, they are 18 and 19 now and they still read Gentle Willow when someone has died.

Gentle Willow: A Story for Children About Dying Essentials in Hospice Palliative Care - Second. Gentle Willow: A Story for Children About Dying by Joyce C. Mills, Ph.D.

Where Are You. A Child's Book About Loss by Laura Olivieri; I Miss You: A First Look at Death by Pat Thomas ; For a list of grief reference books for parents, click here.

"Gentle Willow" is a truly gentle story of life and death. Published by User, 19 years ago A lot of childrens' books about death are either specific to one religion, or not spiritual at all. This book is a nice bridge between the two by: 3. Gentle Willow: Story For Children About Dying: Mills, Joyce C.: Books - ews: The core of this book is presented in "Four Tasks of Living and Dying," using the Tibetan Buddhist perspective on death to provide a new framework of meaning.

A book of great depth and grace, it is destined to become a classic in the literature on death and dying. Fading Away: The Experience of Transition in Families with Terminal Illness.

About the Book Amanda is upset that she is going to lose her friend Gentle Willow, but the Tree Wizards help her understand that her memories are gifts from her friend and that there are special ways of saying goodbye.Gentle Willow starts to get "sick" and Amanda tries to make her feel better.

Eventually Gentle Willow passed away. I gave this book a three out of five stars because I think it is a good way to introduce younger students to the hard topic of death/5(4).Review: Gentle Willow: A Story for Children about Dying User Review - Steve - Goodreads.

one of the best books to put in a parent's hand to share with their child about dying and death! Read full review5/5(1).