“When the puppy came to live with Harry and Dad, he was as jumpy as a grasshopper. So, that’s what Harry called him, Hopper.” Harry and Hopper do everything together, including Harry helping the dog “run away from his weekly bath.” While Harry is at school Hopper’s sudden death leaves him devastated.
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Child Bereavement UK: Supporting Families and Educating Professionals
Child Development Institute: How to Talk to Kids About Death
Freya Blackwood Official Website
Books by Margaret Wild & Freya Blackwood
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