CASEY RISLOV. Love is Forever (Illustrator Rachael Balsaitis). Casey Rislov Books. Hardcover, 32 pages, $18.95, caseyrislovbooks.com
“My love for you will never stop. It lives on in your laughter, in your heart, and in your thoughts.” Losing a loved one is hard for anyone, especially a child who might be experiencing loss for the first time. This book gives caregivers and children a beautiful way to begin talking about loss and grief, and how to keep loved ones close in heart and mind through shared memories. Endearing artwork perfectly complements this heartfelt story about keeping love alive in the present and in the future. Additional resources and information are included from professionals who work with children and families experiencing grief and loss.