Grandma’s Sunset Goodbye is a beautiful picture book designed to help children when facing the loss of a grandparent.
Katie comes home from school to discover her mother in tears in the kitchen, and she learns the news that her grandmother has passed away after facing cancer. Katie and her family are very sad as they prepare for Grandma’s funeral, but amid their grief, there are wonderful stories of love and laughter from Grandma’s long life. Through friends of the family, Katie also learns about different traditions from other cultures when someone dies. Katie misses her grandmother but knows she will always remember her, and that her Grandma will always be with her. Katie imagines a smiling Grandma on a big ship, going off to sea, with the sun setting.
A picture book for young readers, this is a story of grief, understanding and acceptance, and how love never dies.