Isaac and The Red Jumper; a picture book for bereaved children aged 4-10 yrs by Amanda Seyderhelm

To be read by a parent, counsellor, teacher to a bereaved child. Full colour illustrations, and a list of questions at the back of the book to help children heal their grief process using creative activities. Isaac is heartbroken when his best friend Freddie dies. His house freezes, and his red jumper turns grey with grief. His friends try to console him but it’s only after Isaac receives a special visit from Freddie that he understands love and friendship last forever, and are alive in spirit. Isaac and the Red Jumper will appeal to anyone who is bereaved, and is looking for a creative way to heal.


Amanda Seyderhelm is an experienced certified play therapist who trains families, schools and organisations how to help children cope with loss, bereavement, grief, and change using play and the creative arts to build optimism, wellbeing, and resilience.In her private practice she has treated children from primary, and secondary school settings, and also worked closely with the ASF, and the team at Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity introducing the creative arts to young patients. She is now a partner agency for Barnardos Charity, and is CRUSE qualified to work with children, and young people. She now teaches online CPD Masterclasses with experts in play and the creative arts. A member of BACP, and The Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice, all her clinical work is supervised. She has an enhanced DBS, and professional indemnity insurance.Amanda has a BA degree in English Literature and Social Anthropology, a Postgraduate Diploma in Play Therapy (Distinction), and a PG Certificate in systemic approaches to treating individuals, families and organisatons from The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust.Other books by Amanda:Helping Children Cope with Loss and Change: a guide for professionals and parents / Twitter 

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