Grief is an elephant

GRIEF IS AN ELEPHANT by Tamara Ellis Smith, illustrated by Nancy Whitesides

For whatever reason the children’s book market place is awash in grief books and I’m so grateful for those that are sensitive and powerful like Tamara Ellis Smith’s GRIEF IS AN ELEPHANT. Her words and illustrations by Nancy Whitesides are both carefully and eloquently wrought so they will speak to children and adults alike. The allegorical images of how grief diminishes over time with patience and listening a balm to anyone who is grieving.