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Tuesday, March 16, 2021



When a young child loses a beloved parent to death--they really do not understand no matter how many times you try to explain it to them. They will keep searching their entire lives even after they do understand. This young boy finally found his father in himself when he had a child.

It is not only the very young who keep looking even knowing they will only see the loved ones in their dreams or in the clouds.

Death is the hardest experience for anyone to get a grip on or to truly understand. Imagine what it is like for a very young child if you can.


Lost But Found: A Boy's Story of Grief and Recovery deals with one of the toughest issues a parent may ever have to face--explaining to a child that a loved one has died. Often, to protect them, children are left out of the grieving process. This book allows adults to travel with a young boy as he works to make sense of his loss--and, in turn, their own. 

I wrote this book to allow children to ask questions, and talk about their fears and feelings. What I have found is that often children have better insights on these hard life questions than the adults in the room!

Reviews for Lost But Found: A Boy's Story of Grief and Recovery 
"The endearing simplicity and musicality of Lauren's words burst with unspoken emotion, leaving room for every child's experience. Noah's illustrations portray tender human contact, comforting young readers and the families who love them." -- Pegi Deitz Shea, award-winning children's book author 

"Lost But Found is a sweet book with beautiful pictures that tackles grief at a developmental level for a very young child. The ambiguous term "to lose" somebody is demystified, as a young boy comes to understand what happened to his father, and how their connection lives on." -- Laurie Zelinger, PhD, ABPP, RPT-S, Board Certified Psychologist and author, former Director of New York Association for Play Therapy 

"Lost But Found is a brief story that faces a difficult and important topic--the loss of a parent. The story provides a two-pronged approach a caregiver can use as a starting point to approach this delicate topic with a child: a sense of perspective and hope for the future, and the idea that we, as children, can find "pieces" of our parents around us and inside us. I appreciate the incentive to reflect on and remember who the lost parent was and how he lives on through his child." -- Isabella Cassina, MA, TP-S, CAGS, PhD Student, Project Manager, Trainer and Continuing Education Program Administrator (CEPA), INA International Academy for Play Therapy studies and PsychoSocial Projects 

"The story of Lost But Found is written to help children understand the loss of a loved one. It is never easy to talk with a child about this subject, and the author provides a tender, truthful and believable story. It is written from the heart and will serve as a conversation starter in assisting a child's understanding of the grieving process. In addition, the beautiful illustrations provide the reader a sense that they are embraced and one with the story. I highly recommend this book for children and adults." -- Linda Cohen, Elementary School Principal 

"At any age, understanding death is confusing and complex. It is especially so for children. In Lost But Found, author Lauren Persons gently removes some of the mystery around loss and invites children into a comforting conversation around lasting belonging and hope. Illustrations by Noah Hrbek enrich this tender and much-needed children's book." -- Holli Kenley, author of Power Down & Parent Up and Pilates For Parenting 

"Knowing Lauren Persons for over 20 years (and happily counting) this children's book reflects a genuine heart full of emotion and love. If all people faced with difficulties had the courage and the dignity and the grace that Lauren Persons has, our world would be a better place for our children to live." --John Mascia, elementary school teacher 

"With simple, accessible words and drawings, Lost But Found perfectly captures the experience of loss, and the power of memory and love." -- Amy N. Ship


Audience : 4 -6 years

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Enjoy these beautiful excerpts...


Lauren Persons and Noah Hrbek
I did not start talking until I was two. and once I started talking, I never stopped. Making up for lost time, I had much to say with great gusto. For my verbal skills, the title, Sarah Bernhardt, the famous French actress, was bestowed on me by my family. From that time on, I played many roles, on and off stage-actor, newspaper columnist, teacher, writer, drama coach, director, playwright, wife, mother. Of all the parts I have had a chance to play, the role of grandmother is the best. This role puts me front and center to write, create characters, tell stories and act!

Noah Hrbek, the illustrator of Lost But Found, has been the perfect pARTner. Besides being wildly creative, he is a devoted dad and uncle. He can tap into his exuberant, child-like innocence, tempered with the vagrancies of life, and create spot-on, touching, memorable images. 

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28 comments :

katieoscarlet said...

My ornery kitty makes me smile when I'm feeling down. Sometimes I think she thinks of me as a large chew toy, lol, but she always makes me feel better

bellagirl07 said...

My pets makes me smile when I am feeling down they are so lovely.
Heather

susan1215 said...

Playing with my dog PJ cheers me up when I'm feeling down.

Suburban prep said...

Knitting

le p said...

listening to music. thanks

Jeanna Massman said...

My grandson always makes me smile!

Michele S. said...

When I feel down and sad.. I try to look at all the wonderful things n my life and feel grateful....

Kari B said...

Listening to music makes me smile when I'm feeling down.

DVDgal75 said...

My dogs always make me smile

Debbie P said...

Babies and toddlers and me smile when I am down.

Ann Fantom said...

puppies and kittens always make me smile.

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Thomas Gibson said...

My daughter makes me smile when I feel down.

clc408 said...

My cat always makes me feel better when my mood needs improvement.

Debbi Wellenstein said...

My husband can always make me smile.

David Hollingsworth said...

Watching movies always helps me smile.

Jen Reed said...

My dog and cat make me smile when I am feeling down.

PAIGE said...

A long bubble bath makes me smile.

Erin N said...

My friends and family always help me smile :)

Barbara Montag said...

When I am feeling down playing with the cats always makes me smile.

Antoinette M said...

My cats make me smile.

Stephanie Shipley said...

My son is great at making me smile when I feel down. He is so sweet and so funny! He can always make me laugh.

Unknown said...

My cat make me smile

Clem said...

Looking at the animals and nature.

teffers8464 said...

My six kiddos at home make me smile when I am down

slehan said...

Getting lost in a good book.
Thanks for the contest.

Buddy Garrett said...

Taking Rocky for a walk makes me smile.

megana said...

My children make me smile. And memories of my dad! Happy release!

Del said...

My family makes me smile.

 
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