Angel Birthdays

by Erin Garay, illustrated by Kristin Abbott

When Gracie and Jake’s Grandma passes away, these children come up with a brilliant plan to help them grieve and celebrate their grandma’s life—to host an Angel Birthday Party to celebrate their grandma’s angel birthday. They buy balloons, bake her favorite cake, and create their own memorable gifts to celebrate her special day.

Angel Birthdays is a heartfelt book that encourages children and adults alike to reframe this universal experience. This story is positive, reassuring, and provides families with tangible activities they can incorporate into their own healing process. It is a true gift for any child, family, or friend who is celebrating an Angel Birthday of a loved one.

Top Critics Consensus Review
  • Fosters emotional and social development - 80%
    80%
  • Has a clear message - explicit or implicit - 96%
    96%
  • Helps children to understand their emotional experience - 77%
    77%
  • Developmentally appropriate - 81%
    81%
  • Captivating for children and their imagination - 78%
    78%
  • Builds social bonds - 86%
    86%
  • Supports loving relationships - 99%
    99%
  • Promotes laughter - 59%
    59%
  • Encourages creative play - 83%
    83%
  • Is inventive - 86%
    86%
  • Promotes diversity - 51%
    51%
  • How likely would you be to recommend this book - 79%
    79%
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  1. PhD Candidate in Developmental Psychology at Yale University
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