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Order bereavement books

Carers are encouraged to direct suddenly bereaved people to the guidance on this website, particularly our online guide to Coping with Sudden Death.

Carers can also order copies of this guidance as an attractive, small yellow book, perfect for giving to suddenly bereaved people around the time of their bereavement. 

Thanks to funding, Sudden is able to provide copies of this book to you for free for distribution to suddenly bereaved people.

To order this book for free, please visit our online shop, or alternatively, you can download the PDF.

If you are ordering these books from outside the UK they are still free, but a charge may be made for postage and packing.

Sudden also produces a book for children, titled 'Someone has died suddenly'. This warm and colourful book has been prepared in partnership with bereavement specialists, and offers a helpful way for children to understand their strong feelings following a sudden bereavement.

The book also includes straightforward information about practical things that happen after a sudden death, such as a post-mortem.

This book, which is designed for children and adults to read together, and is accompanied with a guide for adult carers, can be ordered from our online shop.