Fred & Red: Say GoodbyeAuthor: Austin Schlichtman Type of Disaster: Grief & Loss Age Group: Age 3-5 Buy at Amazon
Fred & Red Say Goodbye is a touching story about the emotions associated with the loss of a loved one. The story follows Fred the penguin as he begins to process the news his beloved Red is sick and unable to be cured. Created to help children understand emotions associated with loss. While providing adults with valuable insight into the developmental understanding of grief in children. The simple narrative allows readers to connect with Fred & Red without competing with the reader’s own personal experiences related to their loss. Written & Illustrated by: Austin Schlichtman, CCLS (Certified Child Life Specialist) who has years of experience helping children and young adults cope with life threatening diagnoses.