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Brian and the Shiny Star



At a time when there are no words and emotions are difficult Brian and the Shiny Star supports children and families to understand loss and bereavement through the simplicity of stars and feathers. Brian is supported by the Blue Butterfly to make sense of losing a loved one whether it is a friend, family member or a pet in this gentle and caring story

Brian and the Shiny Star is a special story explaining grief in childlike terms. Offering a hug of comfort through its covers, join Brian the cockapoo and his friend Blue Butterfly as they make sense of such a huge concept in the simplest ways.

  • Developing an understanding that sadness is ok when we have lost someone we love
  • Taking comfort in the little messages and love around us
  • Sharing a shiny star together at bedtime to connect us in our feelings
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