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Who Will Love Me When You're Gone?

by Friend, Anna, Biggin, Jake | For children c 0-2 years
Published on 2 December 2021 by Scholastic in the United Kingdom as part of 'the Big Little Hearts' series.

Paperback | 24 pages
252 x 221 | 150g


Who Will Love Me When You’re Gone? is

a moving yet reassuring journey through a child's

feelings of grief.

With his mum very poorly, Jack is worried

about what will happen when she's gone…

Will Mummy take her love as well?

“My love for you can never


It’s like the sun, the air

you breathe...”


Anna Friend was inspired to write this

book in memory of her friend Ellen Wollaston-Cooper, who lost

her life to breast cancer, but prepared her young family for the

journey they were on with love and strength.  

With mindfulness activities for

families to do together to combat feelings of sadness. 

Beautifully illustrated and simply written, it allows the reader

to understand how a child might be feeling and

gives a voice to those thoughts that are pinging around a child’s

head making them feel wobbly and upset.

Can be shared with younger children or read independently.

This book series is honest and uses simple language designed

to start conversations and provide comfort.

Part of the the Big Little Hearts series

written to support families dealing with traumatic

events in life:

Already published: Why Does Everything Have to Change? For

families going through big changes.

May 2022: Will Mummy Still Love Me Like Before? For

families who have a new sibling on the way.

Who Will Love Me When You're Gone?

SKU: 9780702311932

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