This extra book in the Elf Help Books for kids series assists parents help their children deal with the painful realities of life and loss. This book can be read alone by older children but anticipate to answer questions they could. The book is along with a great read aloud book for parents to read to the grandchildren found lacking. The elf character and illustrations softens the text and helps the child to refer to what will be said. It allows good opportunities for the parent to open lines of communication about family values, the love shared that isn't grandparent, and good for you to remember the loved one particular.