Story telling proves to be a comfort in the face of death for children.

Storytelling for healing and grieving

Justine Toh from ABC Radio National interviews Alice Matthews, a journalist and volunteer end of life biographer with the Sacred Heart Community Palliative Care Biography Service based at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, and Chloe Hooper, the author of Bedtime Story, a book that explains death to children.

A fantastic episode that focus on how stories can contribute to healing and the understanding of death, specially for children with family members with a life limiting illness.

Click HERE to access this ABC Radio National episode which also features a special treat for listeners: a bedtime story made up by historian, author, and speechwriter Don Watson.